Multiplicity

  • 1Multiplicity — may refer to Multiplicity (mathematics), a mathematical concept Multiplicity (philosophy), a philosophical concept Multiplicity (physics), the number of microstates in a system, in statistical mechanics Multiplicity (chemistry); multiplicity in… …

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  • 2multiplicity — mul·ti·plic·i·ty /ˌməl tə pli sə tē/ n pl ties 1 a: the quality or state of being multiple or various b: the charging of a single criminal act or offense as multiple separate charges or counts of an indictment or information multiplicity does not …

    Law dictionary

  • 3Multiplicity — bezeichnet: eine italienische Künstlergruppe, gegründet 2000 in Mailand: Multiplicity (Künstlergruppe) den Spielfilm Multiplicity. Deutscher Titel: Vier lieben dich. eine Software für Multimonitorbetrieb: Multiplicity (Software) …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 4Multiplicity — Mul ti*plic ity, n. [Cf. F. multiplicit[ e].] The quality of being multiple, manifold, or various; a state of being many; a multitude; as, a multiplicity of thoughts or objects. A multiplicity of goods. South. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5multiplicity — (n.) mid 15c., from M.Fr. multiplicité, from L.L. multiplicitas manifoldness, multiplicity, from L. multiplic (see MULTIPLE (Cf. multiple)). Related: Multiplicitous …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6multiplicity — ► NOUN (pl. multiplicities) ▪ a large number or variety …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7multiplicity — [mul΄tə plis′ə tē] n. [LL multiplicitas < L multiplex,MULTIPLE] 1. the quality or condition of being manifold or various 2. a great number …

    English World dictionary

  • 8multiplicity —    by Jonathan Roffe    Multiplicity is arguably Deleuze s most important concept. It is found throughout his work, and is the basis for other important concepts such as rhizome, assemblage, and concept itself. It is also one of Deleuze s most… …

    The Deleuze dictionary

  • 9multiplicity —    by Jonathan Roffe    Multiplicity is arguably Deleuze s most important concept. It is found throughout his work, and is the basis for other important concepts such as rhizome, assemblage, and concept itself. It is also one of Deleuze s most… …

    The Deleuze dictionary

  • 10multiplicity — [[t]mʌ̱ltɪplɪ̱sɪti[/t]] QUANT: QUANT of pl n A multiplicity of things is a large number or a large variety of them. [FORMAL] ...a writer who uses a multiplicity of styles. ...the multiplicity of tasks this machine can perform. Syn: host of …

    English dictionary

  • 11multiplicity — UK [ˌmʌltɪˈplɪsətɪ] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms multiplicity : singular multiplicity plural multiplicities formal a large quantity or variety of things The company offers a multiplicity of financial services …

    English dictionary

  • 12multiplicity — mul|ti|pli|ci|ty [ˌmʌltıˈplısıti] n [singular, U] formal [Date: 1400 1500; : Late Latin; Origin: multiplicitas, from Latin multiplex; MULTIPLEX] a large number or great variety of things multiplicity of ▪ the multiplicity of courses available to… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13multiplicity — noun (plural ties) Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French multiplicité, from Late Latin multiplicitat , multiplicitas, from Latin multiplic , multiplex Date: 15th century 1. a. the quality or state of being multiple or various b. the… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14multiplicity — /mul teuh plis i tee/, n., pl. multiplicities. 1. a large number or variety: a multiplicity of errors. 2. the state of being multiplex or manifold; manifold variety. [1580 90; < LL multiplicitas, equiv. to multiplic (s. of multiplex) MULTIPLEX +&#8230; …

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  • 15multiplicity — mul·ti·plic·i·ty .məl tə plis ət ē n, pl ties 1) the quality or state of being multiple or various 2) the ratio of the number of infectious particles (as of a bacteriophage) to the number of cells at risk &LT;monolayer cultures...were infected at …

    Medical dictionary

  • 16multiplicity — mul|ti|plic|i|ty [ ,mʌltı plısəti ] noun count or uncount FORMAL a large quantity or variety of things: The company offers a multiplicity of financial services …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English