IN MATH: 1. reciprocal; the number which when multiplied by another number produces one. Multiplying a number and its inverse results in a product of one.

IN ENGLISH: 1. as defined above.

APPLICATION: (see list 280)

1. What's the reciprocal of 1/4?

2. What's the multiplicative inverse of 1/4?

3. What's the multiplicative inverse of 0.8?

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