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× U+00D7, × MULTIPLICATION SIGN ← Ö
[U+00D6]
Latin-1 Supplement Ø →
[U+00D8]
✕ U+2715, ✕ MULTIPLICATION X ← ✔
[U+2714]
Dingbats ✖ →
[U+2716]

✖ U+2716, ✖ HEAVY MULTIPLICATION X ← ✕
[U+2715]
Dingbats ✗ →
[U+2717]

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Translingual[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:× Wikipedia

Pronunciation[edit]

In English, the × symbol is usually read as times, but also as x (/eks/), timesed by, multiplied by or simply by (as in 4x4 or 2x4).

Symbol[edit]

×

  1. (arithmetic) multiplication.
    7 × 8 = 56
  2. (set theory, category theory) Cartesian product, categorical product.
    {1,2} × {3,4} = {(1,3),(1,4),(2,3),(2,4)}
  3. (linear algebra) Vector product, cross product.
    (1,2,5) × (3,4,−1) = (−22, 16, − 2)
  4. Representing the hybridization between two different taxa.
  5. Times. (Often written x.)
    2× as much soap as a regular bottle!
    • 2011, Dmitry Telnov, Biodiversity, Biogeography and Nature Conservation in Wallacea and New Guinea: Volume 1 (→ISBN), page 204:
      Apikalglied nicht besonders lang, beim Männchen etwa doppelt so lang wie das vorletzte Glied. [...] Beine lang und schlank. Das Basalglied der Hintertarsen 1,3× so lang wie die restlichen Glieder zusammen.

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:×.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (multiplication): ·, *

Antonyms[edit]

  • (multiplication): ÷

Related terms[edit]

  • (vector): ·

Chinese[edit]

Particle[edit]

×

  1. Used to refer to something not specified. Usually read as (mǒu). Example: 王×.
  2. Used to replace offensive characters.

Italian[edit]

Symbol[edit]

×

  1. The multiplication sign, read per.
  2. A symbol sometimes used to stand for the preposition per.

Japanese[edit]

Symbol[edit]

×(ばつ) (batsu

  1. incorrect answer

×(ペケ) (peke

  1. impossibility, futility

Antonyms[edit]


Russian[edit]

Symbol[edit]

×

  1. multiplication sign, usually read as умно́жить (umnóžitʹ).
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