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## multiplication

noun

### 1 multiplication

The act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production.

*synonyms:* generation, propagation.

Roget 168:
productiveness
*etc.*
*adj.;*
fecundity,
fertility,
luxuriance,
uberty^{†}.
pregnancy,
pullulation,
fructification,
multiplication,
propagation,
procreation;
superfetation.
milch cow,
rabbit,
hydra,
warren,
seed plot,
land flowing with milk and honey;
second crop,
aftermath;
aftercrop,
aftergrowth^{†};
arrish^{†},
eddish^{†},
rowen^{†};
protoplasm;
fertilization.
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Roget 163:
reproduction,
renovation;
restoration
*etc.*
**660**;
renewal;
new edition,
reprint,
revival,
regeneration,
palingenesis^{†},
revivification;
apotheosis;
resuscitation,
reanimation,
resurrection,
reappearance;
regrowth;
Phoenix.
generation
*etc.*
*(production)*
**161**;
multiplication.
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Roget 85:
numeration;
numbering
*etc.*
*v.;*
pagination;
tale,
recension^{†},
enumeration,
summation,
reckoning,
computation,
supputation^{†};
calculation,
calculus;
algorithm,
algorism^{†},
rhabdology^{†},
dactylonomy^{†};
measurement
*etc.*
**466**;
statistics.
arithmetic,
analysis,
algebra,
geometry,
analytical geometry,
fluxions^{†};
differential calculus,
integral calculus,
infinitesimal calculus;
calculus of differences.
*[Statistics]*
dead reckoning,
muster,
poll,
census,
capitation,
roll call,
recapitulation;
account
*etc.*
**
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*(list)*
**86**.
*[Operations]*
notation, ,
addition,
subtraction,
multiplication,
division,
rule of three,
practice,
equations,
extraction of roots,
reduction,
involution,
evolution,
estimation,
approximation,
interpolation,
differentiation,
integration.
*[Instruments]*
abacus,
logometer^{†},
slide rule,
slipstick* [Coll.]*,
tallies,
Napier's bones,
calculating machine,
difference engine,
suan-pan^{†};
adding machine;
cash register;
electronic calculator,
calculator,
computer;
*[people who calculate]*
arithmetician,
calculator,
abacist^{†},
algebraist,
mathematician;
statistician,
geometer;
programmer;
accountant,
auditor.
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Roget 102:
multitude;
numerous
*etc.*
*adj.;*
numerosity,
numerality;
multiplicity;
profusion
*etc.*
*(plenty)*
**639**;
legion,
host;
great number,
large number,
round number,
**
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enormous number;
a quantity,
numbers,
array,
sight,
army,
sea,
galaxy;
scores,
peck,
bushel,
shoal,
swarm,
draught,
bevy,
cloud,
flock,
herd,
drove,
flight,
covey,
hive,
brood,
litter,
farrow,
fry,
nest;
crowd
*etc.*
*(assemblage)*
**72**;
lots;
all in the world and his wife.
*[Increase of number]*
greater number,
majority;
multiplication,
multiple.
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Polish: propagacja

### 2 multiplication

A multiplicative increase.

Polish: multiplikacja, multyplikacja

### 3 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.

*synonym:* times.

Dutch: vermenigvuldiging, vermenigvuldigen

Polish: mnożenie

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