Multiple

The word multiple can refer to:

  • Multiple (mathematics), multiples of numbers
  • List of multiple discoveries, instances of scientists, working independently of each other, reaching similar findings
  • Glossary of bets offered by UK bookmakers#Multiple bet, types of bet involving two or more selections
  • Parlance for people with multiple identities, sometimes called "multiples"; often theorized as having dissociative identity disorder
  • Multiple birth, because having twins is sometimes called having "multiples"
  • Multiple Man, a mutant superhero in the Marvel Comics universe
  • Multiple finance, a method used to analyze stock prices
  • Multiple sclerosis, an inflammatory disease
    • Multiples of the price-to-earnings ratio
  • Printmaking, where multiple is often used as a term for a print, especially in the US
  • Artist's multiple, series of identical prints, collages or objects by an artist, subverting the idea of the original
  • Multiples, a 2005 music album by Keith Fullerton Whitman

Famous quotes containing the word multiple:

    ... the generation of the 20’s was truly secular in that it still knew its theology and its varieties of religious experience. We are post-secular, inventing new faiths, without any sense of organizing truths. The truths we accept are so multiple that honesty becomes little more than a strategy by which you manage your tendencies toward duplicity.
    Ann Douglas (b. 1942)

    Creativity seems to emerge from multiple experiences, coupled with a well-supported development of personal resources, including a sense of freedom to venture beyond the known.
    Loris Malaguzzi (20th century)

    Combining paid employment with marriage and motherhood creates safeguards for emotional well-being. Nothing is certain in life, but generally the chances of happiness are greater if one has multiple areas of interest and involvement. To juggle is to diminish the risk of depression, anxiety, and unhappiness.
    Faye J. Crosby (20th century)