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GENETHLIAT'IC, n. He who calculates nativities. [Little used.]

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GENETHLIAT'IC, n. He who calculates nativities. [Little used.]


He who calculates nativities. [Little used.] Drummond.

  1. One who calculates nativities.

    Sir W. Drummond.
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GENETHLIAT'IC, noun He who calculates nativities. [Little used.]

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MUL'TIPLY, v.t. [L. multiplico; multus, many, and plico, to fold or double.]

1. To increase in number; to make more by natural generation or production, or by addition; as, to multiply men, horses or other animals; to multiply evils.

I will multiply my signs and wonders in Egypt. Ex.7.

Impunity will multiply motives to disobedience.

2. In arithmetic, to increase any given number as many times as there are units in any other given number. Thus 7x8=56, that is, 7 multiplied by 8 produces the number 56.

MUL'TIPLY, v.i. To grow or increase in number.

Be fruitful and multiply. Gen.1.

When men began to multiply on the face of the earth. Gen.6.

1. To increase in extent; to extend; to spread.

The word of God grew and multiplied. Acts 12.

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SOL'ITARY, a. [L. solitarius, from solus, alone.]

1. Living alone; not having company. Some of the more ferocious animals are solitary, seldom or never being found in flocks or herds. Thus the lion is called a solitary animal. Those rare and solitary, these in flocks.

2. Retired; remote from society; not having company, or not much frequented; as a solitary residence or place.

3. Lonely; destitute of company; as a solitary life.

4. Gloomy; still; dismal. Let that night be solitary, let no joyful voice come therein. Job 3.

5. Single; as a solitary instance of vengeance; a solitary example.

6. In botany, separate; one only in a place; as a solitary stipule. A solitary flower is when there is only one to each peduncle; a solitary seed, when there is only one in a pericarp.

SOL'ITARY, n. One that lives alone of in solitude; a hermit; a recluse.

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