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Definition of Multiplication


  1. The act or process of multiplying, or of increasing in number; the state of being multiplied; as, the multiplication of the human species by natural generation.
  2. The process of repeating, or adding to itself, any given number or quantity a certain number of times; commonly, the process of ascertaining by a briefer computation the result of such repeated additions; also, the rule by which the operation is performed; -- the reverse of division.
  3. An increase above the normal number of parts, especially of petals; augmentation.
  4. The art of increasing gold or silver by magic, -- attributed formerly to the alchemists.
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Multiplication Translations

multiplication in French is multiplication
multiplication in German is Multiplikation
multiplication in Italian is moltiplicare
multiplication in Swedish is multiplikation