# Definitions for

Overview of noun multiplication

The noun multiplication has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)

1. (1) generation, multiplication, propagation

(the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production)

2. multiplication

(a multiplicative increase; "repeated copying leads to a multiplication of errors"; "this multiplication of cells is a natural correlate of growth")

3. multiplication, times

(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")