from The Century Dictionary.
- 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Math.) An
aliquantpart of a number or quantity is one which does not divide it without leaving a remainder; thus, 5 is an aliquantpart of 16. Opposed to aliquot.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun mathematics An
integerthat does not divideanother into integral parts.
- noun chemistry A sample that has been divided into a set of equal parts, to leave a
- adjective mathematics Not dividing another specified integer into integral parts.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun an integer that is not an exact divisor of some quantity
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