
Definition of Manifold
1. Noun. A pipe that has several lateral outlets to or from other pipes.
Generic synonyms: Pipage, Pipe, Piping
2. Verb. Make multiple copies of. "Multiply a letter"
3. Adjective. Many and varied; having many features or forms. "The multiplex opportunities in high technology"
4. Noun. A lightweight paper used with carbon paper to make multiple copies. "An original and two manifolds"
5. Verb. Combine or increase by multiplication. "Their earnings manifold this year"; "He managed to multiply his profits"
Generic synonyms: Increase
Specialized synonyms: Double, Duplicate, Treble, Triple, Quadruple, Quintuple, Proliferate
Derivative terms: Multiplication, Multiplication, Multiplicative
6. Noun. A set of points such as those of a closed surface or an analogue in three or more dimensions.
Definition of Manifold
1. a. Various in kind or quality; many in number; numerous; multiplied; complicated.
2. n. A copy of a writing made by the manifold process.
3. v. t. To take copies of by the process of manifold writing; as, to manifold a letter.
Definition of Manifold
1. Noun. (context: now historical) A copy made by the manifold writing process. ¹
2. Noun. (mechanics) A pipe fitting or similar device that connects multiple inputs or outputs. ¹
3. Noun. (US regional plural) The third stomach of a ruminant animal, an omasum. ¹
4. Noun. (mathematics) A topological space that looks locally like the "ordinary" Euclidean space $\backslash mathbb\{R\}^n$ and is Hausdorff. ¹
5. Adjective. Various in kind or quality; many in number; numerous; multiplied; complicated; diverse. ¹
6. Adjective. Exhibited at diverse times or in various ways. ¹
7. Adverb. Many times; repeatedly. ¹
8. Verb. (transitive) To make manifold; multiply. ¹
9. Verb. (transitive printing) To multiply or reproduce impressions of by a single operation. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Manifold
1. to make several copies of [v ED, ING, S]
Medical Definition of Manifold
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Literary usage of Manifold
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1. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant (1901)
"OJ the Possibility of a Conjunction of the manifold Representations given by
Sense The manifold content in our representations can be given in an intuition ..."
2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"manifold fugue, a fugue with more than one subject Then, and then only, do we
say that we know an object, if we have produced synthetical unity iu the ..."
3. A Treatise on Universal Algebra: With Applications by Alfred North Whitehead (1898)
"But the following identity holds Accordingly P does not represent a product of
elements of the original manifold unless Thus only the elements lying on a ..."
4. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1843)
"NOTE ON THE CONDITIONS FOR A pCYCLE OF AN ALGEBRAIC manifold TO BE OF RANK k BY
W.VD HODGE Received 23 January 1947 Let Vm be an irreducible algebraic ..."
5. An Introduction to the Theory of Statistics by George Udny Yule (1919)
"The general principle of a manifold classificationâ€”24. ... The general theory
of such a manifold as distinct from a twofold or dichotomous classification, ..."