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1. Of, relating to, or of the nature of an amount or amounts: The files were organized according to a numerical system.
2. A figure, sign, etc.; that indicates a quantum: The real estate is presented in numerical order based on the values of the houses.
3. Designated by a number instead of a name: Instead of listing the names of customers, the store organized them by using numerical codes.
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(numerical values of international metric prefixes)
(presenting each metric name, metric symbol, and numerical metric factor)
(Greek > Latin: a numerical prefix meaning, three, thrice, threefold; triple; a word element for number 3)
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Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator, ENIAC
The first completely digital computer and an ancestor of most computers in use today: The Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator (ENIAC) was developed by Dr. John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert during World War II at the Moore School of the University of Pennsylvania.

The massive ENIAC, which weighed 30 tons and filled an entire room, used some 18,000 vacuum tubes, 70,000 resistors, and 10,000 capacitors.

In December, 1945, it solved its first problem regarding the calculations for the hydrogen bomb. After its official unveiling in 1946, it was used to prepare artillery-shell trajectory tables and perform other military and scientific calculations.

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Latin numerical symbol (s) (noun), Latin numerical symbols (pl)
The origin of Latin counting symbols: There are some people who believe that the Latin numerical symbol V (5) represents the hand with all five fingers spread apart.

It is pleasant to think that I represents the upheld finger of Latin Numerical symbols and that V might symbolize the hand itself with all five fingers; so, one branch of the V would be the extended thumb; the other, the remaining fingers for "six", "seven", "eight", and "nine"; we would then have VI, VII, VIII, and VIIII.

—Compiled from Asimov on Numbers;
by Isaac Asimov; Mercury Press, Inc.;
New York; 1966; page 9.
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numerical taxonomy (s) (noun), numerical taxonomies (pl)
An arithmetic method of classifying large numbers of bacterial organisms on the basis of their overall similarity to one another, according to the number of phenotypic (biochemical) characteristics that they have in common: The microbiologists, Linda and Jeff, used numerical taxonomy to help them identify and to categorize the various bacterial strains that they were examining.
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Deep Sea Numerical Statistics
1. Average weight of organisms per square meter (3.28 feet) near the surface: five kilograms (eleven pounds).

By comparison, the biomass at great depths is less than one gram per square meter (3.28 feet); there, the populations are less dense, although the diversity of species is greater.

2. Rate of expansion between tectonic plates under the Arctic Ocean: seven millimeters (.28 inches) a year.

Compare this to the rate in the Pacific, where they separate at a speed of 18 centimeters (7 inches) per year; which is about twenty-five times faster.

3. Average depth of the oceans: 3,729 meters (12,234 feet or 2.32 miles).
4. Average depth of the Pacific, the deepest and largest of all oceans: 4,188 meters (13,740 feet or 2.60 miles).

By itself, it represents nearly half of the expanse of water on earth.

5. Hydrothermal sites discovered in the last 25 years: 100.
â€”Compiled from and based on information located in
The Deep, The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss by Claire Nouvian;
The University of Chicago Press; Chicago, Illinois; 2007; page 246.
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