# Multiplication Symbol Unicode

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**Multiplication symbol unicode**. Multiply was approved as part of unicode 1 1 in 1993 under the name heavy multiplication x and added to emoji 1 0 in 2015. Html symbols unicode symbols entities and codes search print settings. In mathematics the symbol has a number of uses including. The glyph is not a composition it has a ambiguous east asian width.

Multiplication of two scalar numbers where it is read as. Multiplication sign definition the symbol or between two mathematical expressions denoting multiplication of the second expression by the first. In certain algebraic notations the sign is suppressed and multiplication is indicated by immediate juxtaposition or contiguity as in ab. The multiplication sign although often attributed to william oughtred who first used it in an appendix to the 1618 edition of john napier s mirifici logarithmorum canonis descriptio apparently had been in occasional use since the mid 16th century.

U 00d7 was added to unicode in version 1 1 1993. The symbol other category of unicode provides various check marks. The check mark is a predominant affirmative symbol of convenience in the english speaking world because of its instant and simple composition. An interpunct also known as an interpoint middle dot middot and centered dot or centred dot is a punctuation mark consisting of a vertically centered dot used for interword separation in ancient latin script.

Word separating spaces did not appear until some time between 600 and 800 ce it appears in a variety of uses in some modern languages and is present in unicode as code point u. The character is also known as z notation cartesian product. It belongs to the block latin 1 supplement in the basic multilingual plane. Get the complete details on unicode character u 00d7 on fileformat info unicode character multiplication sign u 00d7 browser test page outline as svg file fonts that support u 00d7.

Detailed information about the unicode character multiplication sign with code point u 00d7 that can be used as a symbol or icon on your site. Multiplication sign u 00d7 this code point first appeared in version 1 1 of the unicode standard and belongs to the latin 1 supplement block which goes from 0x80 to 0xff.