Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: multiplication  ,múl-ti-pli'key-shun
  1. The act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production
    - generation, propagation
  2. A multiplicative increase
    "repeated copying leads to a multiplication of errors"; "this multiplication of cells is a natural correlate of growth"
  3. An arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed
    "the multiplication of four by three gives twelve";
    - times

Derived forms: multiplications

Type of: arithmetic operation, breeding, facts of life, growth, increase, increment, procreation, reproduction

Encyclopedia: Multiplication