# Emily Dickinson Lexicon

## Dictionary: MUL-TIL'O-QUENCE – MULTI-PLY-ING

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MUL-TIL'O-QUENCE, n.

Use of many words; talkativeness. Adams.

MUL-TIL'O-QUOUS, a. [L. *multus*, many, and *loquor*, to speak.]

Speaking much; very talkative; loquacious. Dict.

MUL-TI-NO'MI-AL, or MUL-TI-NOM'IN-AL, a. [or MUL-TI-NOM'IN-OUS; L. *multus*, many, and *nomen*.]

Having many names or terms. Dict.

MUL-TIP'A-ROUS, a. [L. *multus*, many, and *pario*, to bear.]

Producing many at a birth. A serpent is a multiparous animal.

MUL-TIP'AR-TITE, a. [L. *multus*, many, and *partitus*, divided.]

Divided into many parts; having several parts.

MUL'TI-PED, a.

Having many feet.

MUL'TI-PED, n. [L. *multus*, many, and *pes*, foot.]

An insect that has many feet.

MUL'TI-PLE, a. [L. *multiplex*; *multus*, many, and *plico*, to fold.]

Containing many times.

MUL'TI-PLE, n.

In arithmetic, a common multiple of two or more numbers contains each of them a certain number of times exactly; thus 24 is a common multiple of 3 and 4. But the least common multiple, is the least number that will do this; thus 12 is the least common multiple of 3 and 4.

MUL'TI-PLEX, a. [L.]

Many-fold; having petals lying over each other in folds. Martyn.

MUL'TI-PLI-A-BLE, a. [Fr. See Multiply.]

That may be multiplied.

Capacity of being multiplied.

That may be multiplied.

MUL'TI-PLI-CAND, n. [L. *multiplicandus*. See Multiply.]

In arithmetic, the number to be multiplied by another, which is called the multiplier.

MUL'TI-PLI-CATE, a. [L. *multiplicatus*.]

- Consisting of many, or more than one. Derham.
- A multiplicate flower is a sort of luxuriant flower, having the coral multiplied so far as to exclude only some of the stamens. Martyn.

MUL-TI-PLI-CA'TION, n. [L. *multiplicatio*.]

- The net of multiplying or of increasing number; as, the multiplication of the human species by natural generation.
- In arithmetic, a rule or operation by which any given number may be increased according to any number of times proposed. Thus 10 multiplied by 5 is increased to 50.

Tending to multiply; having the power to multiply or increase numbers. Med. Repo.

The number by which another number is multiplied; a multiplier.

MUL-TI-PLI'CIOUS, a.

Manifold. [Not use.]

MUL-TI-PLIC'I-TY, n. [Fr. *multiplicité*, from L. *multiplex*.]

- A state of being many; as, a multiplicity of thoughts or objects.
- Many of the same kind. The pagans of antiquity had a multiplicity of deities.

MUL-TI-PLI-ED, pp.

- Increased in numbers.
- Numerous; often repeated; as, multiplied aggressions.

MUL'TI-PLI-ER, n.

- One who multiplies, or increases number.
- The number in arithmetic by which another is multiplied; the multiplicator.

MUL'TI-PLY, v.i.

- 1 To grow or increase in number. Be fruitful and multiply. Gen. i. When men began to multiply on the face of the earth. Gen. vi.
- To increase in extent; to extend; to spread. The word of God grew and multiplied. Acts xii.

MUL'TI-PLY, v.t. [L. *multiplico*; *multus*, many, and *plico*, to fold or double, Gr. πλεκω, W. *plygu*, Fr. *p**lier*, *multiplier*.]

- To increase in number; to make more by natural generation or production, or by addition; as, to multiply men, horses or other animals; to multiply evils. I wilt multiply my signs and wonders in Egypt. Exod. vii. Impunity will multiply motives to disobedience. Ames.
- In arithmetic, to increase any given number as many times as there are units in any other given number. Thus 7 x 8=56, that is, 7 multiplied by 8 produces the number 56.

MULTI-PLY-ING, ppr.

- Increasing in number.
- Growing or becoming numerous.