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Multiply (a number)‘you times the six by four to get twenty-four’
- ‘Now I knew how long Brenda would take to get an eighth of the way around, so I timesed 3 by 8.’
- ‘Something that looks cheap when buying one is still a huge amount timesed by 100!’
- ‘It was like the worst thunder storm in the world timesed by fifty!’
- ‘That number was then timesed by 3 and the minus sign was added again.’
- ‘Then I took the 36 grams of carbohydrates and timesed that by the number of carbohydrates and I got 144.’
- ‘Perhaps those candidates who couldn't do timesing and taking away were part of the 1% who failed.’
Late 20th century: use as a verb of times expressing multiplication (dating from late Middle English): see time.
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