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multiplicity (plural multiplicities)
- The state of being made of multiple diverse elements.
- (mathematics) The number of values for which a given condition holds.
- A large indeterminate number.
- 1659, Pearson, John, “Article IV”, in An Exposition of the Creed, 5th edition, published 1683, page 189:
- The coronary Thorns did not only express the scorn of the imposers, by that figure into which they were contrived; but did also pierce his tender and sacred temples to a multiplicity of pains, by their numerous acuminations.
- (software engineering, UML) The number of instances that can occur on a given end of a relationship, including 0..1, 1, 0..* or *, and 1..*.
- (state of being made of multiple elements): manifoldness, manyness; see also Thesaurus:manyness
- (large indeterminate number): buttload, deal, load; see also Thesaurus:lot
the state of being made of multiple diverse elements
mathematics: the number of values for which a given condition holds
a large indeterminate number
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