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### Multiplication Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

### Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

- the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production
- an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed; "the multiplication of four by three gives twelve"; "four times three equals twelve"
- a multiplicative increase; "repeated copying leads to a multiplication of errors"; "this multiplication of cells is a natural correlate of growth"

### Definitions from Wiktionary

- an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed; "the multiplication of four by three gives twelve"; "four times three equals twelve" ,
- the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production ,
- a multiplicative increase; "repeated copying leads to a multiplication of errors"; "this multiplication of cells is a natural correlate of growth"

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### Multiplication Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

Multiplication is an arithmetic operation for finding the product of two numbers. Multiplication is the third operation in maths after addition which is the first, subtraction which is the second and then there is multiplication.

With natural numbers, it tells you the number of tiles in a rectangle where one of the two numbers equals the number of tiles on one side and the other number equals the number of tiles on the other side.

With real numbers, it tells you the area of a rectangle where the first number equals the size of one side and the second number equals the size of the other side.

For example, three multiplied by five is the total of five threes added together, or the total of three fives. This can be written down as 3 × 5 = 15, or spoken as "three times five equals fifteen." Mathematicians call the two numbers you wish to multiply "coefficients" together, or "multiplicand" and "multiplicator" separately. Multiplicand × multiplicator = product.

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### 'Multiplication' example sentence in quotations

**multiplication**of unnecessary necessaries. - Mark Twain

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### Multiplication Sample Sentences in News

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