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multiplier

muhl tuh plahy er

  • n  the number by which a multiplicand is multiplied

  • If so, the motto of the campaign will have to be the last of the 13 rules Powell kept under the glass of his Pentagon desk: "Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.
  • He's the thinking man's slacker, but his prose is a force multiplierlucid, honest and unhampered by neurotic self-loathing.
  • The multiplier effect works like this: while 4.
News & Articles

  • Intel Removes "Free" Overclocking From Standard Haswell CPUs
    crookedvulture writes "With its Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge processors, Intel allowed standard Core i5 and i7 CPUs to be overclocked by up to 400MHz using Turbo multipliers. Reaching for higher speeds required pricier K-series chips, but everyone got access to a little "free" clock headroom. Haswell isn't quite so accommodating. Intel has disabled limited multiplier control for non-K CPUs ...
    June 13, 2013 - Slashdot
  • CSX Touts Ohio Railyard in Intermodal Push
    Class 1 railroads are making a big push to convert over-the-road freight to intermodal, and for CSX Intermodal, its 2-year-old Northwest Ohio hub is proving to be a force multiplier in that strategy.
    June 12, 2013 - Journal of Commerce Online
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Forbes
    The truth is that a dollar of capital in a bank can actually result in eight or 10 dollars of loans to families and businesses,Obama said, referring to "a multiplier effect that can ultimately lead to a faster pace of economic growth."
  • Ban Ki-moon in Media Newswire (press release)
    Investing in women and girls has a multiplier effect on productivity, efficiency and sustained economic growth,the leaders added.
  • Benita Ferrero-Waldner in guardian.co.uk
    Climate change is best viewed as a threat multiplier which exacerbates existing trends, tensions and instability,Solana and Ferrero-Waldner say. "The core challenge is that climate change threatens to overburden states and regions which...

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