Definition for SUB-MUL'TI-PLE

SUB-MUL'TI-PLE, n. [See Multiply.]

A number or quantity which is contained in another a certain number of times, or is an aliquot part of it. Thus 7 is the submultiple of 56, being contained in it eight times. The word is used as an adjective also; as, a submultiple number; submultiple ratio. – Cyc.

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