1. quote => quotient.
- quotient (n.)
- "number of times one quantity is contained in another," mid-15c., from Latin quotiens "how often? how many times?; as often as," pronominal adverb of time, from quot "how many?" (see quote (v.)). The Latin adverb quotiens was mistaken in Middle English for a present participle in -ens.
- 1. Being rich doesn't actually increase your happiness quotient.
- 2. The island has a high quotient of clergymen.
- 3. The quotient simply becomes arbitrarily large as h goes to 0.
- 4. A high communal intelligence quotient does not always, It'seems, insure communal efficiency.
- 5. The register used to contain a multiplier in multiplication and the quotient in division.
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