## Definitions

### from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

- n. The least common multiple of the denominators of a set of fractions: The least common denominator of 1/3 and 1/4 is 12. Also called lowest common denominator.

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rolig commented on the word least common denominator

The least common denominator would be the most extraordinary one, wouldn't it?

September 24, 2009

bilby commented on the word least common denominator

I've never heard this expression. Only lowest common denominator.

September 24, 2009

hernesheir commented on the word least common denominator

This phrase deserves a list...starting with bacon!, air, and water.

September 24, 2009