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common denominator

[¦käm·ən də′näm·ə‚nād·ər]
(mathematics)
Any common multiple of the denominators of a collection of fractions.
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But the slick ``Papi'' is more concerned with catering to the lowest common denominator by offering dumb sitcom humor wrapped around an empty journey to self-discovery.
Calabrese's paintings cover a range of topics like love, loss, dysfunction, and memory, but each of these seems to be a numerator over the common denominator of class.
We are all unique non-modular individuals, although in public design terms there has to be some kind of common denominator, albeit broader than the notion of the 'average'.
The researchers and Weiss suggest that the common denominator between smoking and a reduced risk of endometrial cancer is the hormone estrogen.
Cameron chose nine young artists, born between 1962 and 1974, who work in a diverse range of media, although technology could be seen as a common denominator.
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In this piece, it becomes clear how difficult it is to reduce artistic form and political substance to a common denominator.
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Knight grooves: The common denominator in UCLA's three consecutive wins at Maples Pavilion has been the play of Billy Knight.
The common denominator is inclement environments, hostile to human life.
Nanotechnology is important to Agilent because it is a common denominator between the two chief areas of the company's business: electronic measurement and bio-analytical measurement, which concentrates on life sciences and chemical analysis.
It would be good for us to re-evaluate the message of Passover and to go back to the original Hagaddah text written some 34 centuries ago, when the message of hope, courage and strength to all people was a highlight and common denominator.

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