Meaning of “quotient” in the English Dictionary


"quotient" in English

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quotientnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkwəʊ.ʃənt/ us /ˈkwoʊ.ʃənt/

a particular degree or amount of something:

This is a car with a high head-turning quotient (= a lot of people turn to look at it).

specialized mathematics the result of dividing one number by another

(Definition of “quotient” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"quotient" in American English

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quotientnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkwoʊ·ʃənt/

the degree, rate, or amount of something:

King had a full quotient of faults.

mathematics A quotient is also the result you get when you divide one number by another.

(Definition of “quotient” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)