Definitions

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  • n. A sequence of numbers indicating order or otherwise used for identification.
  • n. The action of creating or assigning such a sequence for identification.
  • n. The action of counting or ordering with numbers.
  • v. Present participle of number.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a numbered list

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Examples

  • By climbing trees they had had a fairly good view of the herd, which they described as numbering several large tuskers, a great many cows and calves, and full-grown bulls whose ivory would be worth having.

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  • Please do not settle for an earlier edition as the page numbering is different, as is the selection of cases.

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  • The kyu numbering is in reverse order with ikkyu (1) being the grade immediately below sho-dan.

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  • It took a lot of paging to find the start of the book which means that the page numbering is off, a problem if I had a reference I wanted to look up.

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  • The coins numbering 131 and kept in a earthen pot came to light when Nadumadhu 40 and his wife Kannammal of Kalkundapatti village, 47 km from here, were digging their piece of land for constructing a house, officials said.

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  • Scanning through the pages of the book covering the hexagram, you find that these refer to the fourth and fifth lines (numbering from the bottom up), meaning these lines are to have their state flipped from broken to unbroken.

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  • Yeah, I'm a huge dork, but the county's guide to road numbering is really interesting.

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  • The next hath been called numbering the Rathis and Atirathas.

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  • A confusion, however, exists in the numbering, which is due to a difference of opinion concerning the initial precept on Divine worship.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • A vast host of Afghans described as numbering from 15,000 to 20,000, debouched into the Chardeh valley from the direction of Indikee, and were moving northwards, apparently with the object of forming a junction with the masses occupying the hills to the north-west of the Asmai heights.

    The Afghan Wars 1839-42 and 1878-80

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