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EN[ˈmʌltɪpl̩]
WMultiple
  • The word multiple can refer to:
FR multiple

    Definition of multiple in English Dictionary

  • NounPLmultiplesPREmulti-
    1. (mathematics) A number that may be divided by another number with no remainder.
      1. (finance) Price-earnings ratio.
        1. One of a set of the same thing; a duplicate.
          1. A single individual who has multiple personalities.
            1. One of a set of siblings produced by a multiple birth.
              1. A chain store.
              2. AdjectiveCOMmore multipleSUPmost multiple
                1. Having more than one element, part, component, or function, particularly many.
                  1. Not long ago, it was difficult to produce photographs of tiny creatures with every part in focus. [ …] A photo processing technique called focus stacking has changed that. Developed as a tool to electronically combine the sharpest bits of multiple digital images, focus stacking is a boon to biologists seeking full focus on a micron scale.
              3. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • Thus, the injection of LPS caused severe hypotension, tachycardia, hypoglycemia, vascular hyporeactivity, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, and high mortality at the end of the experiment.
                  • Many of the genomes containing bactofilin genes have multiple paralogous copies, which can be organized in an operon-like structure, or can be present at distinct genomic sites.
                  • Here, the recovered centropyxids are also phenotypically diverse, with multiple numbers of spines that we divide into morphotypes, or variants, based on the absolute number of spines.
                2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                  • Multiple pathways are involved in the resolution of existing and progressing fibroproliferative diseases [32 ], which will ultimately lead to different outcomes when they become deregulated.
                  • Multiple glomuvenous malformations (GVMs) are a rare condition which usually present in children with only a handful of cases reported in the literature.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Adjectives
                  • Nouns
                    • Countable nouns
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                  Grammatically, this word "multiple" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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