|1.||[ noun ] a pipe that has several lateral outlets to or from other pipes|
|Related terms:||pipe inlet_manifold intake_manifold exhaust_manifold|
|2.||[ adjective ] many and varied; having many features or forms|
"manifold reasons" "our manifold failings" "manifold intelligence" "the multiplex opportunities in high technology"
|3.||[ noun ] (mathematics) a set of points such as those of a closed surface or and analogue in three or more dimensions|
|4.||[ verb ] make multiple copies of|
"multiply a letter"
|5.||[ noun ] a lightweight paper used with carbon paper to make multiple copies|
"an original and two manifolds"
|6.||[ verb ] combine or increase by multiplication|
"He managed to multiply his profits"
|Related terms:||increase double triple quadruple proliferate quintuple multiplication|