a considerable number

  • 1 considerable — Worthy of consideration; required to be observed. A considerable number, as of persons, does not necessarily mean a very great or any particular number of persons; the term considerable being merely relative …

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  • 3 number — [[t]nʌ̱mbə(r)[/t]] ♦ numbers, numbering, numbered 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A number is a word such as two , nine , or twelve , or a symbol such as 1, 3, or 47. You use numbers to say how many things you are referring to or where something comes… …

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  • 4 considerable — I. adjective Date: circa 1619 1. worth consideration ; significant < a considerable artist > 2. large in extent or degree < a considerable number > • considerably adverb II …

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  • 5 Number 96 (TV series) — Number 96 Title card from a 1975 episode of Number 96. Where the cliff hanger resolution that followed this shot at the start of the episode took place in one of the building s flats, the shot of the building would zoom in on that flat as the… …

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  • 6 considerable — [kən sid′er ə bəl] adj. [ME] 1. worth considering; important; noteworthy 2. much or large [considerable success] n. ☆ Chiefly Dial. a large amount or number; much considerably adv …

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  • 7 number game — Introduction       any of various puzzles and games that involve aspects of mathematics.       Mathematical recreations comprise puzzles and games that vary from naive amusements to sophisticated problems, some of which have never been solved.… …

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  • 8 number — numberable, adj. numberer, n. /num beuhr/, n. 1. a numeral or group of numerals. 2. the sum, total, count, or aggregate of a collection of units, or the like: A number of people were hurt in the accident. The number of homeless children in the… …

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  • 9 number — /ˈnʌmbə / (say numbuh) noun 1. the sum, total, count, or aggregate of a collection of units or any generalisation of this concept. 2. → integer. 3. → numeral. 4. (plural) → arithmetic. 5. the particular numeral assigned to anything in order to… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 10 number — num•ber [[t]ˈnʌm bər[/t]] n. 1) a mathematical unit used to express an amount, quantity, etc., usu. having precise relations with other such units: Six is an even number[/ex] 2) math. a numeral or group of numerals 3) use the sum, total, or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 11 considerable — con|sid|er|a|ble W1S2 [kənˈsıdərəbəl] adj fairly large, especially large enough to have an effect or be important →↑inconsiderable considerable amount/number etc of sth ▪ We ve saved a considerable amount of money. ▪ Michael has already spent… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 number — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 symbol/word ADJECTIVE ▪ three digit, 16 digit ▪ cardinal, ordinal ▪ even, odd ▪ Houses on thi …

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  • 13 considerable — adj. Considerable is used with these nouns: ↑accomplishment, ↑accuracy, ↑achievement, ↑acumen, ↑advance, ↑advantage, ↑agility, ↑alarm, ↑amount, ↑antiquity, ↑anxiety, ↑ …

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  • 14 Round number — Generally speaking, a round number is a number that ends with one or more zeroes (0), meaning that they are multiples of 10, 100, 1000, and so on. There are variations on this theme, where multiples of 5 or 25 might also be considered round. When …

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  • 15 Local number portability — This article is about telephone number portability on landlines. For telephone number portability on mobile phones, see Mobile number portability. Local number portability (LNP) for fixed lines, and full mobile number portability (FMNP) for… …

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  • 16 Prime number theorem — PNT redirects here. For other uses, see PNT (disambiguation). In number theory, the prime number theorem (PNT) describes the asymptotic distribution of the prime numbers. The prime number theorem gives a general description of how the primes are… …

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  • 17 Emergency telephone number — Many countries public telephone networks have a single emergency telephone number, sometimes known as the universal emergency telephone number or occasionally the emergency services number, that allows a caller to contact local emergency services …

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  • 18 42 (number) — ← 41 43 → 42 ← 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 …

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  • 19 Dual (grammatical number) — Dual (abbreviated du) is a grammatical number that some languages use in addition to singular and plural. When a noun or pronoun appears in dual form, it is interpreted as referring to precisely two of the entities (objects or persons) identified …

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  • 20 Hardware random number generator — This SSL Accelerator computer card uses a hardware random number generator to generate cryptographic keys to encrypt data sent over computer networks. In computing, a hardware random number generator is an apparatus that generates random numbers… …

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