multiplication sign

noun

Definition of multiplication sign

: a symbol used to indicate multiplication:

First Known Use of multiplication sign

1880, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of multiplication sign was in 1880

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“Multiplication sign.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multiplication%20sign. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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multiplication sign

noun

English Language Learners Definition of multiplication sign

mathematics : a symbol (such as "x") that is used to show that two numbers are to be multiplied

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