Meaning of MULTIPLICITY in English

MULTIPLICITY

[mul.ti.plic.i.ty] n, pl -ties [ME, fr. MF multiplicite, fr. LL multiplicitat-, multiplicitas, fr. L multiplic-, multiplex] (15c) 1 a: the quality or state of being multiple or various b: the number of components in a system (as a multiplet or a group of energy levels)

2: a great number

3: the number of times a root of an equation or zero of a function occurs when there is more than one root or zero

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