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Notebook, 1993-

DIMENSIONS: MEASURE / Proportion

Number







Count, Amount . . . . To Enumerate, Claim . . . . Element obtained by extension or analogy with system . . . . Unit . . . . Characteristic of a Unit or Collection . . . . .Sum, Total . . . . Denotation, Distinction, Designation or Reference to Parts and Additions of One or More . . . . Member of a Sequence . . . . Position in a Sequence or Group . . . . Figures representing amounts . . . . Statistic . . . . Rating. . . . Meter . . . . Musical Sounds . . . . Literary Selection . . . . Item. . . . Of Count or Cadence


R  E  F  E  R  E  N  C  E  S 
1 Number n [ME nombre, fr. OF, fr. L numerus] [14c] 1a: [1]: a sum of units: Total [2]: Complement 1b [3]: an indefinite usu. large total [a __ of members were absent] [the __ of elderly is rising] [4] pl: a numerous grorup: many [5]: a numerical preponderance b [1]: the characteristic of an individual by which it is treated as a unit or of a collection by which it is treated in terms of units [2]: an ascertainable total [bugs beyond __] c [1]: a unit belonging to an abstract mathematical system and subject to specified laws of succession, addition, and multiplication, esp: Natural Number [2]: an element [as ] of any of many mathematical systems obtained by extension of or analogy with the natural number system [3] pl: Arithmetic 2: a distinction of word form to denote reference to one or more than one; also: a form or group of forms so distinguished 3 pl [1]: metrical structure: Meter [2] metrical lines: Verses b archaic: musical sounds: Notes 4a: a word, symbol, letter, or combination of symbols representing a number b: a numeral or combination of numerals or other symbols used to identify or designate [dialed the wrong __] c [1]: a member of a sequence or collection designated by esp. consequetive numbers [as an issue of a periodical] [2]: a position in a numbered sequence d: a group of one kind [not of their __] 5: one singled out from a group: Individual as a: Girl, Woman [met an attractive __ at the dance] b [1]: a musical, theatrical, or literary selection or production [2]: Routine, Act c: an item of merchandise and esp. clothing 6: insight into a person's ability or character [had my __] 7 pl but sing or plain constr a: a form of lottery in which an individual wagers on the appearance of a certain combination of digits [as in regularly published numbers] -called also numbers game b: 2Policy 2a 8 pl a: figures representing amounts of money usu. in dollars spent, earned, or involved b [1]: statistics 2; esp: individual statistics [as of an athlete] [2]: Rating to individuality [at the university I was just a __] usage See Amount -by the numbers 1: an unison to a specific count or cadence 2: in a systematic, routine, or mechanical manner

2 Number vb numbered; numbering vt [14c] 1: Count, Enumerate 2: to claim as part of a total: Include 3: to restrict to a definite number [your days are __ed] 4: to assign a number to 5: to amount to in number: Total [the crew __s 1000] -vi 1: to reach a total number 2: to call off numbers in sequence -numberable adj -numberer n

Numerical analysis n [1946]: the study of quantitative approximations to the solutions of mathematical problems including consideration of the errors and bounds to the errors involved

1 Numeric adj [ca. 1828]: Numerical; esp: denoting a number or a system of numbers [ __ code] [a __ sign]

[Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]




T A B L E   O F   N U M B E R S
Cardinal Numbers

0 zero or naught or cipher

1 one

2 two

3 three

4 four

5 five

6 six

7 seven

8 eight

9 nine

10 Ten

100 Hundred

1000 Thousand

etc.



Ordinal Numbers
I First 1st

II Second 2d or 2nd

III Third 3d or 3rd

IV Fourth 4th

V Fifth 5th

VI Sixth 6th

VII Seventh 7th

VIII Eighth 8th

IX Ninth 9th

X Tenth 10th

etc.



American:
Million, Billion, Trillion, Quadrillion, Quintillion, Sextllion, Septillion, Octillion, Nonillion, Decillion, Undecillion, Duodecillion, Tredecillion, Quartuordedcillion, Quindecillion, Sexdecillion, Septendecillion, Octodecillion, Novemdecillion,, Vigintillion, Centillion



British:
Milliard, Billion, Trillion, Quadrillion, Quintillion, Sextilion, Septillion, Occillion, Nonillion, Decillion, Undecillion, Duodecillion, Tredecillion, Quartuordecillion, Quindecillion, Sexdecillion, Septendecillion, Octodecillion, Novemdecillion, Vigintillion, Centillion

[Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]




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