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Definition 1: a pipe that has several lateral outlets to or from other pipes - [noun denoting artifact]

(manifold is a kind of ...) a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.

(... is a kind of manifold ) a manifold that receives exhaust gases from the cylinders and conducts them to the exhaust pipe

(... is a kind of manifold ) manifold that carries vaporized fuel from the carburetor to the inlet valves of the cylinders

(... is a kind of manifold ) a manifold consisting of a pipe to carry fuel to each cylinder in an internal-combustion engine

Definition 2: a set of points such as those of a closed surface or an analogue in three or more dimensions - [noun denoting group]

(manifold is a kind of ...) (mathematics) any set of points that satisfy a set of postulates of some kind

"assume that the topological space is finite dimensional"

Definition 3: a lightweight paper used with carbon paper to make multiple copies - [noun denoting substance]

Samples where manifold or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an original and two manifolds

Synonyms for manifold in the sense of this definition

(manifold is a kind of ...) a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses

Definition 4: make multiple copies of - [verb of change]

Samples where manifold or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • multiply a letter

(manifold is a kind of ...) make a replica of

"copy that drawing" "re-create a picture by Rembrandt"

Definition 5: combine or increase by multiplication - [verb of change]

Samples where manifold or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He managed to multiply his profits

Synonyms for manifold in the sense of this definition

(manifold is a kind of ...) make bigger or more

"The boss finally increased her salary" "The university increased the number of students it admitted"

(... is a kind of manifold ) increase twofold

"The population doubled within 50 years"

(... is a kind of manifold ) increase threefold

"Triple your income!"

(... is a kind of manifold ) increase fourfold

"His stock earning quadrupled"

(... is a kind of manifold ) increase fivefold

"The population of China quintupled"

(... is a kind of manifold ) cause to grow or increase rapidly

"We must not proliferate nuclear arms"

Definition 6: many and varied; having many features or forms - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where manifold or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • manifold reasons
  • our manifold failings
  • manifold intelligence
  • the multiplex opportunities in high technology

Synonyms for manifold in the sense of this definition

(manifold is similar to ...) having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual

"multiple birth" "multiple ownership" "made multiple copies of the speech" "his multiple achievements in public life" "her multiple personalities" "a pineapple is a multiple fruit"

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