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multiplication sign

noun
1.
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.
Also called times sign.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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British Dictionary definitions for multiplication sign

multiplication sign

noun
1.
the symbol ×, placed between numbers to be multiplied, as in 3 × 4 × 5 = 60
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