compound number


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compound number

n.
A quantity that is expressed in terms of two or more different units, such as 10 pounds 5 ounces or 3 feet 4 inches.

compound number

n
(Mathematics) a quantity expressed in two or more different but related units: 3 hours 10 seconds is a compound number.

com′pound num′ber


n.
a quantity expressed in more than one denomination or unit, as one foot six inches.
[1550–60]
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Noun1.compound number - a quantity expressed in two different units; "one hour and ten minutes"
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
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