Associations to the word «Multiplication»


MULTIPLICATION, noun. (uncountable) (mathematics) The process of computing the sum of a number with itself a specified number of times, or any other analogous binary operation that combines other mathematical objects.
MULTIPLICATION, noun. (countable) A calculation involving multiplication.
MULTIPLICATION SIGN, noun. (mathematics) Any symbol (in particular × or · or *) used to denote the operation of multiplication.
MULTIPLICATION SIGNS, noun. Plural of multiplication sign
MULTIPLICATION TABLE, noun. (arithmetic) A table showing the products of each of the integers from 1 to 10 (or, especially formerly, 12) with each of the integers from 1 to 10 (or 12).
MULTIPLICATION TABLES, noun. Plural of multiplication table

Dictionary definition

MULTIPLICATION, noun. The act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production.
MULTIPLICATION, noun. A multiplicative increase; "repeated copying leads to a multiplication of errors"; "this multiplication of cells is a natural correlate of growth".
MULTIPLICATION, noun. An arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed; "the multiplication of four by three gives twelve"; "four times three equals twelve".

Wise words

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