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

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley