1. the smallest multiple that is exactly divisible by every member of a set of numbers;

- Example: "the least common multiple of 12 and 18 is 36"

[syn: lowest common multiple, least common multiple,

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

lcm \lcm\ n. Abbreviation for the least common multiple, the smallest multiple that is exactly divisible by every member of a set of numbers; as, the least common multiple of 12 and 18 is 36. [abbr.] Syn: lowest common multiple, least common multiple. [WordNet 1.5]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lcm n 1: the smallest multiple that is exactly divisible by every member of a set of numbers; "the least common multiple of 12 and 18 is 36" [syn: lowest common multiple, least common multiple, lcm]V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016):

LCM LEAF Creation Method (EES, cryptography)