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- n. An integer that does not divide another into integral parts.
- n. A sample that has been divided into a set of equal parts, to leave a remainder
- adj. Not dividing another specified integer into integral parts.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. 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. Opposed to
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Contained in another, but not dividing it evenly: applied to a number which does not measure another without a remainder: thus, 5 is an aliquant part of 16, for 3 times 5 are 15, leaving a remainder 1.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an integer that is not an exact divisor of some quantity
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