# multiplication sign

*multiplication sign*on Thesaurus.com

Arithmetic. the symbol (⋅), (×), or (∗) between two mathematical expressions, denoting multiplication of the second expression by the first. In certain algebraic notations the sign is suppressed and multiplication is indicated by immediate juxtaposition or contiguity, as in ab.

## Origin of multiplication sign

^{1}

- Also called times sign.

## Words Nearby multiplication sign

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

## How to use multiplication sign in a sentence

And every once in a while, if you notice, there's a

*multiplication sign*.The Slipper Point Mystery | Augusta Huiell SeamanThe

*multiplication sign*(×) was obtained by changing the plus sign into the letter X.The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 3 | Various

## British Dictionary definitions for multiplication sign

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

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Browse