aliquant

aliquant
1. noun
a) An integer that does not divide another into integral parts.
b) A sample that has been divided into a set of equal parts, to leave a remainder
Not dividing another specified integer into integral parts.

5 is an aliquant part of 16.


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  • Aliquant — Al i*quant, a. [L. aliquantus some, moderate; alius other + quantus how great: cf. F. aliquante.] (Math.) An aliquant part of a number or quantity is one which does not divide it without leaving a remainder; thus, 5 is an aliquant part of 16.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aliquant — [al′i kwənt, al′ikwänt΄] adj. [Fr aliquante < L aliquantus, some, moderate < alius, other + quantus, how large, how much] Math. designating a part of a number that does not divide the number evenly but leaves a remainder [8 is an aliquant… …   English World dictionary

  • aliquant — noun an integer that is not an exact divisor of some quantity 5 is an aliquant part of 12 • Syn: ↑aliquant part • Ant: ↑aliquot • Hypernyms: ↑divisor …   Useful english dictionary

  • aliquant — /al i kweuhnt/, adj. Math. Now Rare. contained in a number or quantity, but not dividing it evenly: An aliquant part of 16 is 5. [1685 95; < L aliquantus more or less great, equiv. to ali differently + quantus great] * * * …   Universalium

  • aliquant — /ˈæləkwənt/ (say aluhkwuhnt), / kwɒnt/ (say kwont) adjective Mathematics Obsolete contained in a number or quantity, but not dividing it evenly: 5 is an aliquant part of 16. {Latin aliquantus some} …  

  • aliquant part — noun an integer that is not an exact divisor of some quantity 5 is an aliquant part of 12 • Syn: ↑aliquant • Ant: ↑aliquot (for: ↑aliquant) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aliquant (Chemie) — Mit Aliquot (v. lat. aliquot „einige, ein paar“) oder aliquoter Teil bezeichnet man eine Teilprobe (z. B. in der Chemie oder Mikrobiologie), wenn die ganze Probe, in der Regel eine Flüssigkeit, nicht komplett untersucht werden kann/soll. Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • aliquant — adj. [L. alius, other; quantus, how great] In mathematics, dividing a smaller number into a larger number with a remainder; in biology, taking equal quantities of a solution with unequal numbers of organisms in suspension; see aliquot …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • aliquant — ali|quạnt 〈Adj.; Math.〉 nicht ohne Rest teilend ● aliquanter Teil einer Zahl Teil einer Zahl, durch den sie nur mit Rest teilbar ist [<lat. aliquantum „irgendwieviel“] * * * ali|quạnt <Adj.> [lat. aliquantus = ziemlich (groß)] (Math.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • aliquant — a|li|quạnt 〈Adj.〉 nicht ohne Rest teilend; aliquanter Teil einer Zahl Teil einer Zahl, durch den sie nur mit Rest teilbar ist [Etym.: <lat. aliquantum »irgendwieviel«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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