contained in a number or quantity, but not dividing it evenly:
An aliquant part of 16 is 5.
(maths) of, signifying, or relating to a quantity or number that is not an exact divisor of a given quantity or number: 5 is an aliquant part of 12 Compare aliquot (sense 2)
aliquant al·i·quant (āl’ĭ-kwŏnt’)
A portion that results from dividing the whole in such a manner that some is left after aliquots have been apportioned.
a borough in W Pennsylvania.
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. […]
a suffix occurring in scientific names from Latin: borealis. She flies with her own wings (motto of Oregon). Contemporary Examples There are many more average Omars, alis and Aishes out there, boys and girls, waiting for us to listen and engage them. Fire In Cairo: A View From the Arab Street John Kael Weston September […]
- Alis volat propriis
She flies with her own wings (motto of Oregon).