quotient
playSimple Definition of quotient

mathematics : the number that results when one number is divided by another

: the degree to which a specific quality or characteristic exists
Full Definition of quotient
Origin of quotient
Middle English quocient, modification of Latin quotiens how many times, from quot how many
First Known Use: 15th century
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QUOTIENT Defined for Kids
quotient
playDefinition of quotient for Students
: the number obtained by dividing one number by another <Dividing 10 by 5 gives a quotient of 2.>
Medical Dictionary
quotient
playMedical Definition of quotient
: the numerical ratio usually multiplied by 100 between a test score and a measurement on which that score might be expected largely to depend
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