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1. (Science: mathematics) The number resulting from the division of one number by another, and showing how often a less number is contained in a greater; thus, the quotient of twelve divided by four is three.

2. The result of any process inverse to multiplication. See the note under Multiplication.

Origin: F, fr. L. Quoties how often, how many times, fr. Quot how many. See Quota.

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Watson's disgrace

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Fri Dec 07, 2007 9:17 pm
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Chromosomes- an excess or deficit?

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by Enzyme
Thu Jan 05, 2006 11:52 am
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