NOUN | act | multiplication, generation, propagation | the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production |
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process | multiplication | a multiplicative increase / increase / increase / increase | |

act | multiplication, times | an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division |

Sounds | mah.ltahplahkey'shahn | |
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Rhymes | Aachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn... |

Meaning | The act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production. | |
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Synonyms | generation, propagation | |

Narrower | biogenesis, biogeny | The production of living organisms from other living organisms |

Broader | reproduction, procreation, breeding, facts of life | The sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring |

Spanish | generación, multiplicación, propagación | |

Catalan | generació, multiplicació, propagació | |

Verbs | multiply | have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms) |

multiply | have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant |

Meaning | A multiplicative increase / increase / increase / increase. | |
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Examples | - "repeated copying leads to a
*multiplication*of errors" - "this
*multiplication*of cells is a natural correlate of growth"
| |

Narrower | doubling | increase / increase / increase by a factor of two |

quadrupling | increase / increase / increase by a factor of four | |

quintupling | increasing by a factor of five | |

tripling | increase / increase / increase by a factor of three | |

Broader | increase, increment, growth | A process of becoming larger / larger or longer or more numerous or more important |

Spanish | multiplicación | |

Catalan | multiplicació | |

Verbs | multiply | combine or increase / increase by multiplication |

Meaning | An arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed. | |
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Example | "the multiplication of four by three gives twelve" | |

Synonym | times | |

Broader | arithmetic operation | A mathematical operation involving numbers |

Spanish | multiplicación, producto | |

Catalan | multiplicació | |

Verbs | multiply | combine or increase / increase by multiplication |

multiply | combine by multiplication |

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