Omar Antolín Camarena and Dfan Schmidt almost simultaneously wrote to
point out that in some restricted circumstances, the Julia
programming language uses abutment for
multiplication. If v is a variable and n is a literal integer
constant, you can write nv to mean n × v. For example,
M. Camarena and M. Schmidt's messages were sent barely two minutes apart:
Second prize is a set of steak knives, Dan.