Aliquot

“If you bring me the pot and the containers, I’ll aliquot out the portions for lunch tomorrow.” — D, helping prepare for the week.

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One Response to Aliquot

  1. JBL says:

    Aliquot, in the phrase “aliquot part” meaning a measure that divides another evenly, with no remainder. Etymology: French aliquote, Latin aliquot some, so many, < ali-us some or other + quot how many. (From the OED.) Apparently now a verb for many life scientists.

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