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noun
  1. Arithmetic. a tabular listing of the products of any two numbers of a set, usually of the integers 1 through 10 or 1 through 12.

Origin of multiplication table

First recorded in 1665–75
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Examples from the Web for multiplication table

Historical Examples

  • In geography, history, and the multiplication-table she was versed.

    The Paliser case

    Edgar Saltus

  • "There is always the multiplication-table," replied Mr. Carnaby.

    The Crofton Boys

    Harriet Martineau

  • Are you in the habit of saying the multiplication-table when you travel?

    The Crofton Boys

    Harriet Martineau

  • “There is always the multiplication-table,” replied Mr Carnaby.

    The Crofton Boys

    Harriet Martineau

  • But we dreamed over the multiplication-table; we were nothing if not practical.

    Embarrassments

    Henry James


British Dictionary definitions for multiplication table

multiplication table

noun
  1. one of a group of tables giving the results of multiplying two numbers together
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