# Emily Dickinson Lexicon

## Definition for AL'I-QUANT

AL'I-QUANT, a. [L. *aliquantum*, a little.]

In arithmetic, an aliquant number or part, is that which does not measure another number without a remainder. Thus 5 is an aliquant part of 16, for 3 times 5 is 15, leaving a remainder 1.

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