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CenterDot

\[CenterDot]
  • Alias: ..
  • Infix operator.
  • x


    y is by default interpreted as CenterDot[x,y].
  • Used to indicate various forms of multiplication, particularly dot products of vectors.
  • Sometimes used to indicate concatenation or composition.
  • Used in the British mathematical tradition as a decimal point.
  • See The Mathematica Book: Section 3.10.1Section 3.10.4.
  • See also: \[CenterEllipsis], \[RawDot], \[CircleDot].