Notebook, 1993-



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


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


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

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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