Manifold

Adjective

  • Many in number, numerous; multiple, multiplied.
  • Various in kind or quality, diverse

    "The manifold meanings of the simple English word 'set' are infamous among dictionary makers."

  • Exhibited at diverse times or in various ways.

    "c1384 ... the manyfold grace of God. — I Petre 4:10 (Wycliffe's Bible)1611 The manifold wisdom of God. — Ephesians 3:10. (w:King James Bible)"

  • Complicated.

Adverb

  • Many times; repeatedly.

Noun

  • (mechanics) A pipe fitting or similar device that connects multiple inputs or outputs.
  • (now historical) A copy made by the manifold writing process.
  • (mathematics) A topological space that looks locally like the "ordinary" Euclidean space and is Hausdorff.
  • (US, regional, in the plural) The third stomach of a ruminant animal, an omasum.

Verb

  • (transitive, printing) To multiply or reproduce impressions of by a single operation.
  • (transitive) To make manifold; multiply.

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