# multiplication sign

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## multiplication sign

*n.*

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

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## multiplication sign

*n*

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

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## 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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Translations

**maalteken**

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