aliquot

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

Definition of aliquot

  1. 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. 2 :  fractional an aliquot part of invested capital

aliquot

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Origin and Etymology of aliquot

Medieval Latin aliquotus, from Latin aliquot some, several, from alius other + uot how many — more at else, quote

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Medical Dictionary

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aliquot

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adjective al·i·quot \ˈal-ə-ˌkwät\

Medical Definition of aliquot

  1. :  being an equal fractional part (as of a solution)


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aliquot

noun al·i·quot

Medical Definition of aliquot

  1. :  an aliquot part remove 50 ml aliquots at ten minute intervals


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aliquot

transitive verb al·i·quot

Medical Definition of aliquot

  1. :  to divide (as a solution) into equal parts


Law Dictionary

aliquot

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

Legal Definition of aliquot

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a fraction or percentage of a whole may deduct an aliquot part of the cost — D. Q. Posin

Origin and Etymology of aliquot

Medieval Latin aliquotus contained an exact number of times in something else, from Latin aliquot some, several

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