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Multiplier may refer to:


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.
  • Schweigger multiplier, an early galvanometer


  • Multiplier (economics), any measure of the proportional effect of an exogenous variable on an endogenous variable
  • Fiscal multiplier, the ratio of the change in aggregate demand to the change in government spending that caused it
  • Money multiplier, the ratio of the money generated by the banking system to the central bank's increase in the monetary base that caused it


  • Force multiplier, in warfare a factor that dramatically increases the combat-effectiveness of a given military force
  • A multiplier fishing reel creates less friction when casting
  • A CPU multiplier allows a CPU to perform more cycles per single cycle of the front side bus
  • Multiplier (linguistics), an adjective indicating number of times something is to be multiplied