multiplication sign


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multiplication sign

n.
The sign used to indicate multiplication, either a times sign (×) or a centered dot ( · ).

multiplication sign

n
(Mathematics) the symbol ×, placed between numbers to be multiplied, as in 3 × 4 × 5 = 60

multiplica′tion sign`


n.
the symbol (∙), (x), or (*) between two mathematical expressions, denoting multiplication of the second expression by the first.
Also called times sign.
[1905–10]
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The date January 12, 2012, is special: if you write it as 1/12/12, then change the first slash to a multiplication sign and the second slash to an equals sign, you get an equation:
Anil used a traditional division sign and a raised dot multiplication sign.
The symbol for ififfinity is a capital O with a multiplication sign in it: [cross product].