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multiply

US [ˈmʌltɪˌplaɪ]
UK [ˈmʌltɪplaɪ]
  • v.繁殖;增多;增殖;(成倍)增加
  • adv.复合地;多样地;多倍地;多重地
  • adj.多股的;多层的
  • Web乘;正片叠底;使相乘
Present Participle:multiplying  Past Tense:multiplied  Simple Present:multiplies  
multiply
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v.
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乘;乘以to add a number to itself a particular number of times
The children are already learning to multiply and divide.
孩子们已经开始学习乘法和除法了。
2 multiplied by 4 is/equals/makes 8(2×4 = 8)
2 乘以 4 等于 8。
Multiply 2 and 6 together and you get 12.
2 和 6 相乘得 12。
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成倍增加;迅速增加to increase or make sth increase very much in number or amount
Our problems have multiplied since last year.
自去年以来,我们的问题成倍增加。
Cigarette smoking multiplies the risk of cancer.
抽烟会大大增加得癌症的风险。
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(使)繁殖,增殖to reproduce in large numbers; to make sth do this
Rabbits multiply rapidly.
兔子繁殖迅速。
It is possible to multiply these bacteria in the laboratory.
在实验室里繁殖这些细菌是可以做到的。

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