Definition of denominator :
1. One who, or that which, gives a name; origin or source of a name.
2. That number placed below the line in vulgar fractions which shows into how many parts the integer or unit is divided.
3. That part of any expression under a fractional form which is situated below the horizontal line signifying division.
fraction (part of speech: noun)
mathematics (part of speech: noun)
geometry, algorithm, integral, dividend, divisor, reciprocal, numerator, multiplicand, root, algebra, trigonometry, arithmetic, differential calculus, radix, coefficient, square root, cube, logarithm, quadratics, antilogarithm, minuend, calculus, multiplier, exponent, subtrahend, fraction, increment, factor, quotient, formula, multiplicator, cube root, modulus, power, multiple, index
- " Reduce it to a common denominator," Westy said. - "Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels", Percy Keese Fitzhugh.
- The corporation was the common denominator of people with various industrial and financial interests. - "The American Empire", Scott Nearing.
- As the object of all eloquence is to find the least common denominator of men's souls, to fall just within the natural comprehension, it cannot obviously have any chance with a literary ambition which aims at falling just outside it. - "Varied Types", G. K. Chesterton.