×
See also: Appendix:Variations of "x"



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TranslingualEdit
PronunciationEdit
In English, the × symbol is usually read as times, but also as timesed by and as multiplied by.
SymbolEdit
×
 (arithmetic) multiplication.
 7 × 8 = 56
 (set theory, category theory) Cartesian product, categorical product
 {1,2} × {3,4} = {(1,3),(1,4),(2,3),(2,4)}
 (linear algebra) vector product, cross product
 (1,2,5) × (3,4,−1) = (−22, 16, − 2)
 Representing the hybridization between two different taxa.
QuotationsEdit
For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:×.
SynonymsEdit
AntonymsEdit
 (multiplication): ÷
Related termsEdit
 (vector): ·
ChineseEdit
ParticleEdit
×
 Used to refer to something not specified. Usually read as 某 (mǒu). Example: 王×.
 Used to replace offensive characters.
ItalianEdit
SymbolEdit
×
 The multiplication sign, read per.
 A symbol sometimes used to stand for the preposition per.