Definitions of multiplication

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 or process of multiplying, or of increasing in number; the state of being multiplied; as, the multiplication of the human species by natural generation.

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.

An increase above the normal number of parts, especially of petals; augmentation.

The act or process of increasing a given number of times; rule or operation by which any given number or quantity is increased a given number of times.

The act of multiplying: the rule or operation by which any given number or quantity is multiplied.

Act or rule of multiplying.

The process of multiplying.

The act or operation of multiplying or increasing a number any given number of times; in arith., a short operation or process by which a number or quantity is increased any given number of times.