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.
The operation by which the product of two quantities is calculated. To multiply a number by is to add to itself times.
The process of repeating additions of the same number.
(2) An operation used to find the total number of things in several equal groups. Numbers being multiplied are called factors. The result of multiplication is called the product. In 5 x 12 = 60, 5 and 12 are factors. 60 is the product. Division "undoes" multiplication: = 12 and
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.
An increase above the normal number of parts, especially of petals; augmentation.
The art of increasing gold or silver by magic, -- attributed formerly to the alchemists.