- having or involving more than one part, individual, etc
- US Canadian (of a circuit) having a number of conductors in parallel
- the product of a given number or polynomial and any other one: 6 is a multiple of 2
- short for multiple store
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
mul•ti•ple /ˈmʌltəpəl/USA pronunciation adj. [before a noun] consisting of, having, or involving several individuals, parts, etc.;
manifold:suffered multiple injuries in the car wreck.
n. [countable] a number that contains another, smaller number an exact number of times without a remainder:12 is a multiple of 3.See -plic-.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
multiple /ˈmʌltɪpəl/ adj
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