a fruit, such as a pineapple, formed from the ovaries of individual flowers in an inflorescence
A fruit, such as a fig, mulberry, or pineapple, that consists of the ripened ovaries of more than one flower that are combined into a single structure. Compare accessory fruit, aggregate fruit, simple fruit.
- Multiple inheritance
programming In object-oriented programming, the possibility that a sub-class may be derived from multiple parent classes which are themselves not derived one from the other. (1997-08-06)
- Multiple instruction multiple data
Multiple Instruction/Multiple Data
noun, Mathematics. 1. an integral in which the integrand involves a function of more than one variable and which requires for evaluation repetition of the integration process.
- Multiple lentigines syndrome
multiple lentigines syndrome n. An inherited syndrome characterized by multiple lentigines and electrocardiographic abnormalities, and often by abnormal distance between the eyes, pulmonary stenosis, and retarded growth.