# multiples

Noun

- plural form of
*multiple*

- The system of
**multiples**was for liquids -- - - If we take the successive
**multiples**of 2, 3,.. - Each of the four faces of each rod contains
**multiples**of one of the nine digits, and is similar to one of the slips just described, the first rod containing the**multiples**of o, I, 9, 8, the second of o, 2, 9, 7, the third of o, 3, 9, 6, the fourth of 0, 4, 9, 5, the fifth of I, 2, 8, 7, the sixth of I, 3, 8, 6, the seventh of I, 4, 8, 5, the eighth of 2, 3, 7, 6, the ninth of 2, 4, 7, 5, and the tenth of 3, 4, 6, 5. - Troy weight was abolished, from the 1st of January 1879, by the Weights and Measures Act 1878, with the exception only of the Troy ounce, its decimal parts and
**multiples**, legalized in 1853, 16 Vict. - From the east this unit passed to Asia Minor; and six
**multiples**of 2 to 20 shekels (av.

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