Aliquot meaning

ălĭ-kwŏt, -kwət
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The definition of aliquot is of a part of medicine or chemicals, or a number that divides another number evenly.

An example of something aliquot is a part of penicillin.

An example of something aliquot is the number 2 to the number 6.

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Of, relating to, or denoting an exact divisor or factor of a quantity, especially of an integer.
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An aliquot part.
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Designating or of a portion, part, or sample of a chemical, medicine, etc.
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(chemistry, biotechnology) A portion of a total amount of a solution or suspension.
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(slang, chemistry, biotechnology) To separate a volume of solution or suspension into aliquots.
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Aliquot means a part of a chemical or medicine, or a number that evenly divides another number.

An example of an aliquot is a portion of DayQuil.

An example of an aliquot is the number 4 to the number 16.

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(math.) Designating a part of a number that divides the number evenly and leaves no remainder.

8 is an aliquot part of 24

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An aliquot part.
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Contained in the whole an integral number of times;
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Origin of aliquot

  • Latin aliquot a number of, several alius some al-1 in Indo-European roots quot how many kwo- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French aliquote, from Latin aliquot.

    From Wiktionary