\nˈʌmbələs], \nˈʌmbələs], \n_ˈʌ_m_b_ə_l_ə_s]\
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By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
Not admitting of being counted; innumerable; cardinal numbers, are one, two, three, &c.,; ordinal numbers, are first, second, third, &c.; golden number, the cycle of the moon, or revolution of 19 years, obtained by adding 1 to the year a.d., and dividing by 19-the quotient being the number of cycles since christ, and the remainder the golden number-so called from having formerly been written in the calendar in gold; abstract number, a number considered apart from anything, as 6; concrete number, its opposite, means a number limiting or designating something, as 6 pence, 6 feet; prime number, a number that can only be divided by unity or 1; square number, the product of a number multiplied by itself; whole number, an integer; not a fraction.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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