multiplication sign


: a symbol used to indicate multiplication:

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Because business model and product quality are interconnected, there is a multiplication sign between them. Alex Kreger, Forbes, 7 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multiplication sign was in 1880

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“Multiplication sign.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition

multiplication sign

: a symbol used to show multiplication:
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