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aliquot

adjective al·i·quot \ˈa-lə-ˌkwät, -kwət\

Definition of ALIQUOT

1
:  contained an exact number of times in something else —used of a divisor or part <5 is an aliquot part of 15> <an aliquot portion of a solution>
2
:  fractional <an aliquot part of invested capital>
aliquot noun

Origin of ALIQUOT

Medieval Latin aliquotus, from Latin aliquot some, several, from alius other + quot how many — more at else, quote
First Known Use: 1570

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

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