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Multiplicand vs. Multiplier

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Multiplicandnoun

(arithmetic) A number that is to be multiplied by another (the multiplier).

‘In the expression 5 × 3, the "3" is the multiplicand.’;

Multipliernoun

(arithmetic) A number by which another (the multiplicand) is to be multiplied.

‘In the expression 5 × 7, the "7" is a multiplier.’; ‘The score multiplier increases each time you complete a level of the video game.’;

Multiplicandnoun

The number which is to be multiplied by another number called the multiplier. See Note under Multiplication.

Multipliernoun

(grammar) An adjective indicating the number of times something is to be multiplied.

‘English multipliers include "double" and "triple".’;

Multiplicandnoun

the number that is multiplied by the multiplier

Multipliernoun

(economics) A ratio used to estimate total economic effect for a variety of economic activities.

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Multipliernoun

(physics) Any of several devices used to enhance a signal

Multipliernoun

a coil; when Johann Schweigger in 1820 invented the electric coil, increasing the electro-magnetic field from a single wire, this invention was called a multiplier.

Multipliernoun

A multiplier onion.

Multipliernoun

One who, or that which, multiplies or increases number.

Multipliernoun

The number by which another number (the multiplicand) is multiplied. See the Note under Multiplication.

Multipliernoun

An instrument for multiplying or increasing by repetition or accumulation the intensity of a force or action, as heat or electricity. It is particularly used to render such a force or action appreciable or measurable when feeble. See Thermomultiplier.

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Multipliernoun

the number by which a multiplicand is multiplied

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