In typography, a small dot, larger than a period and centered on the cap height of a font (·) used to indicate multiplication (i.e., 2 · 2 = 4). The multiplication dot is also used in Europe as a decimal point.

In typography, a small dot, larger than a period and centered on the cap height of a font (·) used to indicate multiplication (i.e., 2 · 2 = 4). The multiplication dot is also used in Europe as a decimal point.