# multiplication sign

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## multiplication sign

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

Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

## multiplication sign

[‚məl·tə·pli′kā·shən ‚sīn] (mathematics)

The symbol × or ·, used to indicate multiplication. Also known as times sign.

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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