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 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

1

aliquot

adjective al·i·quot \ ˈal-ə-ˌkwät \

medical Definition of aliquot

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

2

aliquot

noun

medical Definition of aliquot

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

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aliquot

transitive verb

medical Definition of aliquot

:to divide (as a solution) into equal parts

Law Dictionary

aliquot

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

legal Definition of aliquot

: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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