*number*so she could tell the bookstore the number of textbooks she wanted to order for her students.

2. A collection of individual things which can be added up and referring to things that are physically or which are symbolically separate, not merely separable into units: The symbols 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, etc. and the words, one, two, three, four, five, etc. are

*numbers*.

An "amount" emphasizes the whole, while a *number* focuses on the parts; such as, an "amount" of money; a *number* of coins.

A "quantity" stresses measurement in bulk (a bunch of apples are in the bag), a *number* stresses individual items (six apples are on the plate).

When Jacob moved to a smaller apartment, a *number* of his books had to be given away to the local library.

A *number* of seats are still available at the theater.

*Numbers* of people complained when the proposed shutdown of the local grocery store was announced.

*numbers*used in grammar are "singular" (one) and "plural" (two or more).

**verbs**), numbers; numbered; numbering

*numbered*in the thousands.

2. To include or to classify as a member of a group: The university

*numbers*2,000 students that are attending classes so far this year.

The population of the town now *numbers* 10,000.

*numbered*in a sequence.

4. To identify people or things in a series: Maude

*numbers*the times that she does each exercise at the fitness studio.

Mrs. Jackson told her students to take out a sheet of paper and to *number* it from 1 to 15 down the side for the quiz.

Dr. Herbert Kyle was *numbered* by his students as one of the best professors in the university.

**number**(NUM buhr) (

**noun**)

*number*at a time in order to determine how many items were lost during the rainstorm.

**number**(NUM uhr) (

**adjective**)

*number*than they were ten minutes before.

Rosetta didn't have any more words to say because her mind had a tendency to grow **number** with each additional effort; besides, after a **number** of injections, her jaw also became **number**.

*ped*element in other words. When people refer to "pedal extremities", they mean "feet". When anyone pushes the pedals of a bicycle, it is done with the feet. A pedestrian must use the feet for walking. A quadruped has four feet while a centipede has "100 feet"; or a large number of them because it may be impossible to count all of them.)

**666**, applied to the Beast in the book of Revelation, chapter 13, verse 18 of the New Testament of the Bible: Examples of

*apocalyptic numbers*are shown in the following quotes: "Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six."

"This calls for wisdom: let him who has understanding reckon the number of the beast, for it is a human number, its number is six hundred sixty-six."

**noun**), harmonic constituent, tidal constituent, constituent number (s); harmonic constituents, tidal constituents, constituent numbers (pl)

*astronomical tidal constituent*in the local harbor.

*Cardinal*numbers are the primary "one", "two", "three", "four", etc. as opposed to ordinal numbers "first", "second", "third", "fourth", etc.

*electron lepton numbers*during her analysis of colliding atoms in the air, noting that they were generating more electrons as well as x-rays and gamma rays.

*electron numbers*from the chart that the teacher presented to them.

**I**ntenational

**S**tandard

**B**ook

**N**umber number: The use of

*ISBN*followed by the word

*number*is an excessive use of the word.

*partnership*; act, power, or skill:

*workmanship*; relation between:

*friendship*; office, position, or occupation:

*governorship*; number:

*readership*)

The relative atomic mass of any element, expressed in grams, contains this number of atoms.

It is named for an Italian physicist Amedeo Avogadro (1776-1856).

**unit.**

The answer will always end with 3. Delete the 3, and the remaining figure will be the original number that you started with.

A whole number is an integer which has one or more units and can be positive or negative.

*a*

*a*is "one thous

**a**nd"; believe it, or not.