Verb aliquot Definition and Examples



Definition as verb:

(chemistry, biotechnology, transitive, informal) To separate a volume of solution or suspension into aliquots.

More definition:

1.Mathematics. forming an exact proper divisor, An aliquot part of 15 is


2.Chemistry, Pharmacology. comprising a known fraction of a whole and constituting a sample, an aliquot quantity of acid for analysis. aliquot part.

1. (maths) of, signifying, or relating to an exact divisor of a quantity or number, 3 is an aliquot part of 12 Compare aliquant

2. consisting of equal quantities, the sample was divided into five aliquot parts noun

3. an aliquot part Word OriginC16, from Latin, several, a fewCollins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source


Quibus accessere Propositiones ad triangula sphaerica faciliore calculo resolvenda: Una cum Annotationibus aliquot doctissimi D.


Francigenis occidentalibus facile persuaderi poterat sua rura relinquere; nam Gallias per annos aliquot nunc seditio civilis, nunc fames, nunc mortalitas nimis afixerat.

In the first series of circles, reckoning from the centre the openings are so made as to divide the respective circumferences, on which they are found, in aliquot parts bearing to each other the ratios of the numbers 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 16, 20,.

Are each furnished with four concentric series of per forations, dividing the circumferences into different aliquot parts, as, for example, 8, ICI, 12, 16.

Although it did not enter into the calendar of the Greeks, and was not introduced at Rome till after the reign of Theodosius, it has been employed from time immemorial in almost all eastern countries; and as it forms neither an aliquot part of the year nor of the lunar month, those who reject the Mosaic recital will be at a loss, as Delambre remarks, to assign it to an origin having much semblance of probability.

One of his contemporaries was Edward Lee (c. 1482-1544) arch the battles of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania, North Anna, bishop of York, famous for his attack on Erasmus, who replied to Cold Harbor and the long siege of Petersburg, in which, him in his Epistolae aliquot eruditorum virorum.

In wheels which rotate continuously for one revolution or more, it is obviously necessary that the pitch should be an aliquot part of the circumference.

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