times
Pronunciation
  • (RP, Canada, America) enPR: tīmz, IPA: /taɪmz/
  • (Australia) IPA: /tɑemz/
  • (Can we verify([Wiktionary:Tea_room/2020/Agosto?action=edit§ion=new&preloadtitle=%5B%5Btimes%5D%5D +]) this pronunciation?) (Tasmanian) IPA: /tɜːmz/
Noun
  1. plural form of time
  2. The circumstances of a certain time.
    Modern times are so very different from the past.
  3. A person's experiences or biography.
    The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter.
Preposition
  1. (mathematics) multiplied by
    Four times five is twenty.
    One times one is one.
Related terms Translations Verb
  1. third-person singular form of time
Verb

times (timeses, present participle timesing; past and past participle timesed)

  1. (informal, arithmetic) To multiply.
    • 1994, Harvey Mellar, Learning with artificial worlds: computer-based 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 51-53
      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.
    • 1998, W. M. Roth, Designing Communities, Kluwer Academic Publishers, p.31
      […] when the denominator was timesed by three, the same had to be done to the numerator; and so on.

Times
Proper noun
  1. (newspapers) A common name (often in combination) for a newspaper or periodical, especially The Times (published in the United Kingdom), but also The New York Times, The Times of India, Radio Times, etc.



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