Definitions for aliquotˈæl ɪ kwət

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

al•i•quotˈæl ɪ kwət(adj.)

  1. forming an exact proper divisor:

    An aliquot part of 15 is 5.

    Category: Math

  2. comprising a known fraction of a whole and constituting a sample for chemical analysis.

    Category: Biochemistry, Chemistry

  3. (n.)an aliquot part.

Origin of aliquot:

1560–70; < L, =ali- some other +quot as many as

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aliquot, aliquot part(adj)

    an integer that is an exact divisor of some quantity

    "4 is an aliquot part of 12"

  2. aliquot(adj)

    signifying an exact divisor or factor of a quantity


  1. aliquot(Noun)

    a portion of a total amount of a solution or suspension.

  2. aliquot(Verb)

    to separate a volume of solution or suspension into aliquots.

  3. aliquot(Adjective)

    Contained in the whole an integral number of times;

  4. Origin: From aliquote, from aliquot.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aliquot(adj)

    an aliquot part of a number or quantity is one which will divide it without a remainder; thus, 5 is an aliquot part of 15. Opposed to aliquant


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