# submultiple

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## submultiple

[səb′məl·tə·pəl]
(mathematics)
A number or quantity divided by an integer.
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are all submultiples of n and hence <[GAMMA], [[sigma].
Recall that one says that an angle [alpha] is a submultiple of an angle [beta] if either there is a positive integer n such that n[alpha] = [beta] or [alpha] = 0.
An ideal polytope P is called Coxeter if the dihedral angles of edges of P are submultiples of [pi].
The various protective actions are linked to levels of concern (called "bands") that are defined in terms of multiples and submultiples of the natural background radiation dose (ICRP 2001).
In practical use, excessively large or small numerical values may occur with SI units, and the required number can be simplified by the addition of special prefixes to the unit symbol, resulting in multiples or submultiples of the unit.
Relevant submultiples of the gray are the centigray (cGy), which equals 1 rad, and the milligray (mGy), which equals 100 millirads (mrads).
Obviously box-pallets and demi-pallets, when used, are the minimum purchase lots for the points of sale (pallet submultiples at present, in Italy, are used in promotions.
Aconvexpolyhedron P of finite volume in the n-dimensional hyperbolic space Hn is called a Coxeter polyhedron if its dihedral angles are submultiples of [pi].
Finally, there are the SI prefixes for forming multiples and submultiples of coherent units in order to express values of quantities significantly larger or smaller than the units.
First we note that the throughput of the monochromator could be characterized as having a main peak at the wavelength of interest, [lambda], generally smaller, higher order peaks at submultiples [lambda]/n, and even smaller broad-band scatter that we shall label S[lambda]([lambda]').
This is followed by dissemination to multiples and submultiples of the kilogram covering the range from 1 mg to 27 200 kg.

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