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noun as in symbol of mathematical system

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There are 15 different cicada broods, which emerge in a specific region of the country and are identified by a Roman numeral.

That includes the alphabetic characters, numerals, punctuation, and all the various functions like Home, Mail, Volume Up and Volume Down.

It’ll have a 2 on it, or maybe a Roman numeral, so it won’t look like second place.

The method worked, correctly recognizing up to 95 percent of handwritten and printed numerals.

The bigger the base, the easier it is to prove a theorem of this sort, since if you’re in a base with, say, a million different numerals instead of just 0 to 9, a restriction like “no 7s” has a smaller impact.

If you are invited into the office of its director, you can see a clock on the wall that has a small hole near the numeral 1.

We all dance the entire DSM IV (and its coming progeny, the Roman numeral–free DSM 5) right down the line.

The pin, a small gold numeral six with a black star on it, shows Hanks signing on to save Pvt. Ryan—this time for real.

"Six days," answered the girl; and again the numeral was accompanied by a slight gesture of her fingers.

A separate type was used to represent each numeral, having a corresponding number of projections or teeth.

(d) A triangle in the top of the numeral, and a diamond in the bow of the numeral, with four dots above and nine below the latter.

The earliest also bears a large "V," in an octagon frame, and the other a large numeral "5," in a circle.

"Two Cents" at the bottom on a ribbon with large numeral "2" between the words, both in outline shaded.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to numeral, such as: character, cipher, digit, figure, integer, and number.

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