Multiplicity



[muhl-tuh-plis-i-tee] /ˌmʌl təˈplɪs ɪ ti/

noun, plural multiplicities.
1.
a large number or variety:
a multiplicity of errors.
2.
the state of being multiplex or manifold; manifold variety.
/ˌmʌltɪˈplɪsɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
a large number or great variety
2.
the state of being multiple
3.
(physics)

n.

mid-15c., from Middle French multiplicité, from Late Latin multiplicitas “manifoldness, multiplicity,” from Latin multiplic- (see multiple). Related: Multiplicitous.

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