multiplier

The term multiplier may refer to:

In electrical engineering:

In macroeconomics:

  • Multiplier (economics), an effect that occurs when a change in spending causes a disproportionate change in aggregate demand.
  • Money multiplier, a term that represents the maximum amount of money that the banking system generates with each dollar of excess reserves.

In warfare:

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

In mathematics:

In fishing:

  • A multiplier fishing reel creates less friction when casting.

In clock signal:

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

In lotteries

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