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multiplier

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noun mul·ti·pli·er \ˈməl-tə-ˌplī(-ə)r\

Definition of multiplier

  1. :  one that multiplies: as a :  a number by which another number is multiplied b :  an instrument or device for multiplying or intensifying some effect c :  a machine, mechanism, or circuit that multiplies figures



15th Century

First Known Use of multiplier

15th century


MULTIPLIER Defined for Kids

multiplier

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noun mul·ti·pli·er \ˈməl-tə-ˌplī-ər\

Definition of multiplier for Students

  1. :  a number by which another number is multiplied




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