common multiple

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common multiple ‎(plural common multiples)

  1. (mathematics) A number which may be divided by any of a given set of numbers without a remainder.
    120 and all its multiples are common multiples of 60, 8 and 15.

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  • common multiple” in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.