submultiple

noun

sub·​mul·​ti·​ple ˌsəb-ˈməl-tə-pəl How to pronounce submultiple (audio)
: an exact divisor of a number
8 is a submultiple of 72

Word History

First Known Use

1702, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of submultiple was in 1702

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Cite this Entry

“Submultiple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/submultiple. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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