Mathematics. forming an exact proper divisor:
An aliquot part of 15 is 5.
Chemistry, Pharmacology. comprising a known fraction of a whole and constituting a sample:
an aliquot quantity of acid for analysis.
an aliquot part.
Historical Examples

This multiplied by 5/4 gives the total loss for the aliquot portion taken.
Soap-Making Manual E. G. Thomssen

aliquot, al′i-kwot, adj. such a part of a number as will divide it without a remainder.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various

Incommensurable is a mathematical term, applying to two or more quantities that have no common measure or aliquot part.
English Synonyms and Antonyms James Champlin Fernald

They must secure for the states of the Southern Republic their aliquot share of the varied treasures of the West.
The Little Lady of Lagunitas Richard Henry Savage

Practice is performed by taking “aliquot parts;” to be a man of some “parts” is therefore necessary.
Comic Arithmetic Anonymous

Varro tells us that “in aliquot sacris et sacellis scriptum habemus, Ne quid scorteum adhibeatur: ideo ne morticinum quid adsit.”
The Religious Experience of the Roman People W. Warde Fowler

Or the third term of the proportion may be multiplied by the denominator of the fraction representing the aliquot part.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

It was out of the clients for aliquot parts that the lottery-office-keepers reaped a heavy harvest.
England in the Days of Old William Andrews

Lesser quantities may be formed also, but still they correspond to aliquot parts of the full team of eight oxen.
Villainage in England Paul Vinogradoff

Mix the solution well, pour through a dry filter and determine the dextrose in an aliquot.
All About Coffee William H. Ukers

(maths) of, signifying, or relating to an exact divisor of a quantity or number: 3 is an aliquot part of 12 Compare aliquant
consisting of equal quantities: the sample was divided into five aliquot parts
an aliquot part

aliquot al·i·quot (āl’ĭ-kwŏt’, -kwət)
A portion of the whole, especially one of two or more samples of something that have the same volume or weight.


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