Meaning of MULTIPLY in English

MULTIPLY

verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

multiply one number by another

What happens if you multiply a postive number by a negative number?

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

by

Now consider the associated tensors and: and multiply by .

Nine months multiplied by that payment comes to $ 76, 644.

rapidly

The natural warmth of the human body encourages microorganisms to multiply rapidly .

They multiply rapidly if ignored, however, and form an unattractive brown film wherever they congregate.

The churches are growing and multiplying rapidly .

then

Then multiply this answer by a hundred, which gives you the percentage figure.

So look at your friends, see what they are a little vain about and then multiply by a factor of ten.

This then multiplies and can spread through the body often affecting vital organs.

To take your pulse all you need to do is to count it for 10 seconds and then multiply by 6.

■ NOUN

cell

The nucleus must be taken from cells that are multiplying .

If the immune system is not strong enough, however, the faulty cells will multiply .

The cells multiply and the bud grows out in a paddle-like form.

factor

So look at your friends, see what they are a little vain about and then multiply by a factor of ten.

The boiler costs are not multiplied by a derating factor to avoid overestimating the conversion savings associated with derating.

Adding this in and multiplying by a factor of 2 produces the delay for the round trip Earth Venus-Earth:.

After infection, malaria parasites multiply by a factor of eight every 24 hours.

number

This figure is multiplied by a number of years' purchase, which is commonly known as the multiplier.

To multiply several prime numbers into a larger product is easy; any elementary school kid can do it.

She has wonderful parents who have already taught her to multiply lots of numbers .

No time differences had to be established or subtracted from one another or multiplied by any number of degrees.

That is an argument for having a range of effective analgesics, but hardly for continuing to multiply their numbers indefinitely.

This rate is multiplied by the number of hours the lawyer worked on the case.

For two colours on screen, multiply the number of squares wide by the number of squares high.

But as the virus multiplies , the number of T-helper cells declines and there is increased impairment of the immune system.

numbers

She has wonderful parents who have already taught her to multiply lots of numbers .

To multiply several prime numbers into a larger product is easy; any elementary school kid can do it.

That is an argument for having a range of effective analgesics, but hardly for continuing to multiply their numbers indefinitely.

times

In so doing it multiplies many times over and produces alcohol.

That fish has somehow multiplied many times over.

A person bereft by permanent loss or separation feels this range of emotion multiplied many times .

■ VERB

add

Cells can contain words, numbers or formulae which can be added , multiplied , etc.

Natural numbers can be added or multiplied together to produce new natural numbers.

They were adding , multiplying and dividing, mentally, on paper and with a calculator.

She can not add or subtract or multiply or divide even the simplest numbers in her head.

Risk factors for heart disease do not just add up, they multiply .

It is an entertaining program helping children to add , subtract, multiply and divide quickly and accurately.

calculate

Costs for each patient were then calculated by multiplying the mean cost per procedure by the number of procedures performed on them.

This is calculated by multiplying the number of shares in issue by their market price.

Other acid outputs were calculated by multiplying the acid output during the second 15 minutes of each infusion period by four.

Acid output was calculated by multiplying the hydrogen ion concentration by the volume of the gastric aspirate.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

11 multiplied by 10 is 110.

Computers have multiplied the possibilities open to the artist.

Environmental laws have multiplied.

If you multiply ten by seven you get seventy.

Since they started borrowing money, their problems have multiplied.

The germs multiply quickly in the heat, and can produce food poisoning.

The insects multiply rapidly during hot, dry summers.

The number of settlements multiplied enormously.

To find the price in yen, you multiply by 86.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Associating democracy with fear certainly multiplies the ambiguities and increases the uncertainties.

But the parasite had multiplied explosively in his blood.

If the songbird population has thinned, the boats in the cove have multiplied.

In particular multiplying the wavefunction by - I does not change the physics at all.

Quite so: distance multiplied by force.

The harpies from Paris running the road houses which must inevitably multiply will be a worse scourge than the mosquitoes.

The likely total number of dies can then be multiplied by the average number of coins per die.

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