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EN[ˈmʌltɪpl̩]
WMultiple
  • The word multiple can refer to:
FR multiple

    Definition of multiple in English Dictionary

  • NounPLmultiplesPREmulti-
    1. (mathematics) A number that may be divided by another number with no remainder.
      1. (finance) Price-earnings ratio.
        1. One of a set of the same thing; a duplicate.
          1. A single individual who has multiple personalities.
            1. One of a set of siblings produced by a multiple birth.
              1. A chain store.
              2. AdjectiveCOMmore multipleSUPmost multiple
                1. Having more than one element, part, component, or function, particularly many.
                  1. Not long ago, it was difficult to produce photographs of tiny creatures with every part in focus. [ …] A photo processing technique called focus stacking has changed that. Developed as a tool to electronically combine the sharpest bits of multiple digital images, focus stacking is a boon to biologists seeking full focus on a micron scale.
              3. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • In many cases myrmecophytism has evolved multiple times in a single genus (e.g., Macaranga) and in other cases it has evolved in just one clade (i.e., Vachellia).
                  • While this stock has been trading at a low P/E multiple lately, I think its fundamentals are sound, and consider it a good buy for long-term investors.
                  • The calcein stain was retained over an annual cycle comprising multiple moults, demonstrating that pterocardiac ossicles retain chronological information.
                2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                  • Multiple glomuvenous malformations (GVMs) are a rare condition which usually present in children with only a handful of cases reported in the literature.
                  • Multiple pathways are involved in the resolution of existing and progressing fibroproliferative diseases [32 ], which will ultimately lead to different outcomes when they become deregulated.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Adjectives
                  • Nouns
                    • Countable nouns
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                  2. en multiplex
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                  Meaning of multiple for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "multiple" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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