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# multiple

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/ 5mQltIpl; `mQltEpl/ adj [attrib ] having or involving many individuals, items or types : a multiple crash on a motorway, ie one involving many vehicles * person with multiple injuries, ie with many cuts, broken bones, etc .

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multiple

n 1 (mathematics ) quantity which contains another quantity an exact number of times : 14, 21 and 28 are multiples of 7. 14 21 287. * 30 is a common multiple of 2, 3, 5, 6, 10 and 15. 302 3 5 6 10 15. * least/lowest common multiple, ie smallest quantity that contains two or more given quantities exactly (usu shortened to LCM, eg The LCM of 4, 5, 6, 10 and 12 is 60) LCM, 4 5 6 10 1260. 2 (also ,multiple `store) (esp Brit) shop with many branches throughout a country .

multiple

n 1 (mathematics ) quantity which contains another quantity an exact number of times : 14, 21 and 28 are multiples of 7. 14 21 287. * 30 is a common multiple of 2, 3, 5, 6, 10 and 15. 302 3 5 6 10 15. * least/lowest common multiple, ie smallest quantity that contains two or more given quantities exactly (usu shortened to LCM, eg The LCM of 4, 5, 6, 10 and 12 is 60) LCM, 4 5 6 10 1260. 2 (also ,multiple `store) (esp Brit) shop with many branches throughout a country .