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Definition of Numbers
NumbersNumbers Num"bers, n.
pl. of Number. The fourth book of the Pentateuch,
containing the census of the Hebrews. NumbersCommensurable Com*men"su*ra*ble, a. [L. commensurabilis; pref.
com- + mensurable. See Commensurate, and cf.
Having a common measure; capable of being exactly measured by
the same number, quantity, or measure. --
Commensurable numbers or quantities (Math.), those that
can be exactly expressed by some common unit; thus a foot
and yard are commensurable, since both can be expressed in
terms of an inch, one being 12 inches, the other 36
Numbers, or Quantities, commensurable in power, those
whose squares are commensurable. NumberNumber Num"ber, n. [OE. nombre, F. nombre, L. numerus; akin to
Gr. ? that which is dealt out, fr. ? to deal out, distribute.
See Numb, Nomad, and cf. Numerate, Numero,
1. That which admits of being counted or reckoned; a unit, or
an aggregate of units; a numerable aggregate or collection
of individuals; an assemblage made up of distinct things
expressible by figures.
2. A collection of many individuals; a numerous assemblage; a
Ladies are always of great use to the party they
espouse, and never fail to win over numbers.
3. A numeral; a word or character denoting a number; as, to
put a number on a door.
4. Numerousness; multitude.
Number itself importeth not much in armies where the
people are of weak courage. --Bacon.
5. The state or quality of being numerable or countable.
Of whom came nations, tribes, people, and kindreds
out of number. --2 Esdras
6. Quantity, regarded as made up of an aggregate of separate
7. That which is regulated by count; poetic measure, as
divisions of time or number of syllables; hence, poetry,
verse; -- chiefly used in the plural.
I lisped in numbers, for the numbers came. --Pope.
8. (Gram.) The distinction of objects, as one, or more than
one (in some languages, as one, or two, or more than two),
expressed (usually) by a difference in the form of a word;
thus, the singular number and the plural number are the
names of the forms of a word indicating the objects
denoted or referred to by the word as one, or as more than
9. (Math.) The measure of the relation between quantities or
things of the same kind; that abstract species of quantity
which is capable of being expressed by figures; numerical
Abstract number, Abundant number, Cardinal number, etc.
See under Abstract, Abundant, etc.
In numbers, in numbered parts; as, a book published in
numbers. NumberNumber Num"ber, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Numbered; p. pr & vb. n.
Numbering.] [OE. nombren, noumbren, F. nombrer, fr. L.
numerare, numeratum. See Number, n.]
1. To count; to reckon; to ascertain the units of; to
If a man can number the dust of the earth, then
shall thy seed also be numbered. --Gen. xiii.
2. To reckon as one of a collection or multitude.
He was numbered with the transgressors. --Is. liii.
3. To give or apply a number or numbers to; to assign the
place of in a series by order of number; to designate the
place of by a number or numeral; as, to number the houses
in a street, or the apartments in a building.
4. To amount; to equal in number; to contain; to consist of;
as, the army numbers fifty thousand.
Thy tears can not number the dead. --Campbell.
Numbering machine, a machine for printing consecutive
numbers, as on railway tickets, bank bills, etc.
Syn: To count; enumerate; calculate; tell.
Meaning of Numbers from wikipedia
- negative numbers
, rational numbers
such as 1/2 and −2/3, real numbers
such as √2 and π, and complex numbers
, which extend
the real numbers
with a square...
- A numbers station
is a shortwave radio station characterized
of formatted numbers
to be addressed
- about numbers
. Due to the infinitude
of many sets of numbers
, this list will invariably
be incomplete. Hence, only particularly notable numbers
- Large numbers
that are significantly larger
than those ordinarily
used in everyday
life, for instance
in simple counting
or in monetary
of large numbers
with their possible
extensions. The following table lists those names
of large numbers
that are found
- The Numbers
is a movie industry
box office revenue
in a systematic, algorithmic
way. The company
also conducts research
is a 2002 American psychological thriller
by Barbet Schroeder starring Sandra
Bullock, Ben Chaplin, Ryan...
- 03 numbers
to: non-geographic telephone numbers
in the United Kingdom charged
in the eastern
- The numbers
game, also known
as the numbers
racket, the Italian
lottery, or the daily
number, is a form of illegal gambling
or illegal lottery
- natural number greater
than 1 that is not a product
of two smaller natural numbers
. A natural number greater
than 1 that is not prime
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