MULTIPLICATION
\mˌʌltɪplɪkˈe͡ɪʃən], \mˌʌltɪplɪkˈeɪʃən], \m_ˌʌ_l_t_ɪ_p_l_ɪ_k_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of MULTIPLICATION
 2006  WordNet 3.0
 2011  English Dictionary Database
 2010  New Age Dictionary Database
 1913  Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
 1919  The Winston Simplified Dictionary
 1899  The american dictionary of the english language.
 1894  The Clarendon dictionary
 1919  The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
 1871  The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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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"
By Princeton University

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"
By DataStellar Co., Ltd

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.
By Oddity Software

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.
By Noah Webster.

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.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
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