Multiplier

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multiplier may refer to:

Mathematics[edit]

Electrical engineering[edit]

  • Binary multiplier, a digital circuit to perform rapid multiplication of two numbers in binary representation
  • Analog multiplier, a device that multiplies two analog signals
  • Frequency multiplier, a device that generates a signal at an integer multiple of its input frequency* multiplier, a device that provides a high resistance in order to drop excess voltage, allowing voltmeter to read a potential difference that is greater than that which would produce the FULL SCALE DEFLECTION (FSD) current in the meter.

Macroeconomics[edit]

  • Multiplier (economics), any measure of the proportional effect of an exogenous variable on an endogenous variable
  • Fiscal multiplier, a term that measures how much aggregate demand changes in response to a change in spending
  • Money multiplier, a term that measures how much money the banking system generates when the central bank increases the monetary base

Warfare[edit]

  • Force multiplier, a factor that dramatically increases the combat-effectiveness of a given military force

Fishing[edit]

  • A multiplier fishing reel creates less friction when casting

Clock signal[edit]

  • A CPU multiplier allows a CPU to perform more cycles per single cycle of the front side bus