Usage examples for numeral

  1. It is really a matching of numbers, for which the Chinamen make signs on their fingers, up to the numeral ten. – Across Asia on a Bicycle by Thomas Gaskell Allen and William Lewis Sachtleben
  2. Her voice rose with each numeral; and Mr. Gibbs himself led the way downstairs, and, followed by his friends, slipped nimbly round the corner. – Ship's Company, The Entire Collection by W.W. Jacobs
  3. Now since many of the volumes contain a number of treatises, the names of these treatises, although they have not always been correctly christened, are written down under each volume, and an Arabic numeral is added to each name shewing on what leaf each tract begins. – The Care of Books by John Willis Clark
  4. The ground work of this frame is composed of fine horizontal colored lines, and is ornamented by foliations, and inscribed in outlined colorless capitals, " U." and " S.," in the upper corners, with " Post Office," between, following the form of the oval, large numeral " 5," and " 5," in the lower corners, with " Five Cents" between, following the form of the oval. – History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America by John Kerr Tiffany
  5. The peculiarity about the Lynngam numerals is the suffix re, and the numeral " five" de. – The Khasis by P. R. T. Gurdon
  6. On closer inspection he finds that appended to the course is a Roman numeral, and that the same numeral is against one of his other courses. – An American at Oxford by John Corbin
  7. She wrote " five," in letters, and lower down filled in the numeral, putting it very near the dollar- sign. – The Scarlet Feather by Houghton Townley
  8. The numeral characters of the Bramins, the Persians, the Arabians, and other eastern nations, are similar. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  9. When the Basel painting was cut out to be mounted, the last numeral was lost; so that it now stands dated 152-. – Holbein by Beatrice Fortescue
  10. The script f is very like 8, the script p like 9; r is the last letter of four, l is the Roman numeral for fifty, which suggests five. – One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed by C. A. Bogardus
  11. The crement is employed when the noun is used with numeral adjectives, when it has adjective or other affixes, and generally when it enters into composition with other words. – The Iroquois Book of Rites by Horatio Hale
  12. The title of a theme should not be given a numeral or letter. – The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever Easley S. Jones
  13. Each figure holds a glyph with the numeral ten attached to it in its outstretched hand. – The Fundamental Principles of Old and New World Civilizations by Zelia Nuttall
  14. But, if that isn't the numeral? – The Village Coquette by Riviere Dufresny
  15. The marking system of that time gave the numeral 4 as a maximum, with which standard 2. 5 was a " passing average." – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan
  16. 30. What are the values of X as a Numeral? – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway
  17. 35. What effect does it have on a letter as a numeral to repeat it? – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway