multiplicative

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 6th-century Latin multiplicativus, from Classical Latin multiplicāre (to multiply).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmʌltɪplɪˌkeɪtɪv/, /ˌmʌltɪˈplɪkətɪv/

Adjective[edit]

multiplicative (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to multiplication.
  2. (mathematics, of a function, etc.) Distributive over multiplication.
    Matrix determinants are multiplicative; if and are square matrices of the same size, then Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "/mathoid/local/v1/":): {\mbox{det}}(AB)={\mbox{det}}(A)\,{\mbox{det}}(B) .
  3. (algebra) Having multiplication as an operator.

Translations[edit]

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Noun[edit]

multiplicative (countable and uncountable, plural multiplicatives)

  1. (grammar) A grammatical adverbial case in Finnish.

French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

multiplicative

  1. feminine singular of multiplicatif

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

multiplicātive

  1. vocative masculine singular of multiplicātivus