multiplier

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Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: mŭlʹ-tĭ-plī'-ər, IPA: /ˈmʌltɪˌplaɪər/
  • (UK) IPA: [ˈmʌɫ.tɪ.ˌplaɪ.ə(r)]
  • (US) IPA: [ˈmʌɫ.tɪ.ˌplaɪ.ɚ]
  • Hyphenation: mul‧ti‧pli‧er

Noun[change]

Singular
multiplier

Plural
multipliers

  1. (arithmetic) A multiplier is a number by which another (the multiplicand) is to be multiplied.
    In the expression 5 × 7, the "5" is a multiplier.
    The score multiplier increases each time you complete a level of the video game.
  2. (grammar) Multiplier is an adjective used to indicate the number of times something is to be multiplied.
    English multipliers include "double" and "triple".

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