1. an integer that is an exact divisor of some quantity;

- Example: "4 is an aliquot part of 12"

[syn:

1. signifying an exact divisor or factor of a quantity;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Aliquot \Al"i*quot\, a. [L. aliquot some, several; alius other + quot how many: cf. F. aliquote.] (Math.) An aliquot part of a number or quantity is one which will divide it without a remainder; thus, 5 is an aliquot part of 15. Opposed to aliquant. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

aliquot adj 1: signifying an exact divisor or factor of a quantity n 1: an integer that is an exact divisor of some quantity; "4 is an aliquot part of 12" [syn: aliquot, aliquot part] [ant: aliquant, aliquant part]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

39 Moby Thesaurus words for "aliquot": algorismic, algorithmic, cardinal, decimal, differential, digital, even, exponential, figural, figurate, figurative, finite, fractional, imaginary, impair, impossible, infinite, integral, irrational, logarithmic, logometric, negative, numeral, numerary, numerative, numeric, odd, ordinal, pair, positive, possible, prime, radical, rational, real, reciprocal, submultiple, surd, transcendental