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Noun: least common multiple
  1. The smallest multiple that is exactly divisible by every member of a set of numbers
    "the least common multiple of 12 and 18 is 36";
    - lowest common multiple, lcm

Derived forms: least common multiples

Type of: multiple

Encyclopedia: Least common multiple