# ×

(Redirected from )

 × 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]

## TranslingualEdit

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### PronunciationEdit

In English, the × symbol is usually read as times, but also as and as .

### SymbolEdit

×

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.

#### QuotationsEdit

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

#### SynonymsEdit

• (multiplication): ·, *

#### AntonymsEdit

• (multiplication): ÷

• (vector): ·

## ChineseEdit

### ParticleEdit

×

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

## ItalianEdit

### SymbolEdit

×

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

## JapaneseEdit

### SymbolEdit

× (hiragana ばつ, katakana バツ, rōmaji batsu)

× (katakana ペケ, rōmaji peke)

1. impossibility, futility

#### AntonymsEdit

• (チェックマーク, check mark)