aliquot

adjective
al·​i·​quot | \ ˈa-lə-ˌkwät How to pronounce aliquot (audio) , -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

Other Words from aliquot

aliquot noun

First Known Use of aliquot

1570, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for aliquot

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

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“Aliquot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aliquot. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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aliquot

adjective
al·​i·​quot | \ ˈal-ə-ˌkwät How to pronounce aliquot (audio) \

Medical Definition of aliquot

 (Entry 1 of 3)

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

aliquot

noun

Medical Definition of aliquot (Entry 2 of 3)

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

aliquot

transitive verb

Medical Definition of aliquot (Entry 3 of 3)

: to divide (as a solution) into equal parts

aliquot

adjective
al·​i·​quot | \ ˈa-lə-ˌkwät, -kwət How to pronounce aliquot (audio) \

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

History and Etymology for aliquot

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

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