times
See also: Times
EnglishEdit
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times
NounEdit
times pl
 The circumstances of a certain time.

2013 June 8, “The new masters and commanders”, The Economist, volume 407, number 8839, page 52:
 From the ground, Colombo’s port does not look like much. Those entering it are greeted by wire fences, walls dating back to colonial times and security posts. For mariners leaving the port after lonely nights on the high seas, the delights of the B52 Night Club and Stallion Pub lie a stumble away.
 Modern times are so very different from the past.

 A person's experiences or biography.
 The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter
Derived termsEdit
terms derived from times (noun)
PrepositionEdit
times
 Product of the previous number and the following number.
 Four times five is twenty.
 One times one is one.
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Related termsEdit
 × (the multiplication sign)
TranslationsEdit
multiplied by
VerbEdit
times
 thirdperson singular simple present indicative form of time
VerbEdit
times (thirdperson singular simple present timeses, present participle timesing, simple past and past participle timesed)
 (informal, arithmetic) To multiply.
 1994, Harvey Mellar, Learning with artificial worlds: computerbased modelling in the curriculum
 I've taken the calories and the amount of food . . . and it's 410 calories per portion timesed by 6 portions which ^{[sic]} the answer was 2460 calories...
 1995, Mathematical Association, The Australian mathematics teacher, Volumes 5153
 A student as junior as Year 4 informed me that he made a forward estimate of cheeses in 100 trials by 'timesing both numbers by 10'...
 1998, Psychology of mathematics education, Volume 2
 Alex: Yeah  if you're timesing that distance there by this height, it will disappear.
 1994, Harvey Mellar, Learning with artificial worlds: computerbased modelling in the curriculum