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multiple meaning

EN[ˈmʌltɪpl̩]
WMultiple
  • The word multiple can refer to:
  • 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.
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                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • ... uses of direct-manipulation techniques, the creation of virtualities, the use of agents, and the integration of multiple modalities in representations
                  • In addition, he had multiple neurofibromas distributed within the ileopsoas and gluteus muscles and subcutaneous tissues.
                  • Largely missing from the discussion on multiple concurrent sexual partnerships is how the lessons and experiences on sexuality at a young age, by traditions such as unyago, play out in adult life.
                2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                  • Multiple glomuvenous malformations (GVMs) are a rare condition which usually present in children with only a handful of cases reported in the literature.
                  • 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.

              Meaning of multiple for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "multiple" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Adjectives
                  • Nouns
                    • Countable nouns
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