greatest common divisorgreat·est common divisor
the number or quantity that is the largest common factor of a given set of numbers or quantities: 12 is the greatest common divisor of 48, 60, and 96
also greatest common factor
greatest common divisor
The largest number that divides evenly into each of a given set of numbers. Also called greatest common factor, highest common factor.
(plural greatest common divisors) (abbreviated as gcd)
- least common multiple