concrete number


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concrete number

n
a number referring to a particular object or objects, as in three dogs, ten men

con′crete num′ber


n.
a number that relates to a particular object or thing.
[1585–95]
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Inertia, an unwillingness to let go of such a concrete number and consistency in annual reporting are just a few of the justifications those of us in the communications measurement field have heard.
It goes into the number of games in a week, and we're working to give him a concrete number.
In order to put a concrete number on how we might expect carriers' fuel costs to change as a consequence of the lower sulfur regulations coming into force in January, we modeled two liner services, the Atlantic Express (ATX), which serves the European trade, and the Super Shuttle Express (SSX), which serves the Asia trade.
It's a concrete number and is something the public can easily understand.
The hourly rate is the only concrete number we are dealing with at this point in time and many carriers focus significant energy on negotiating this number down.
The company professes 3G speeds but has not yet mentioned a concrete number.
GAO could not identify a more concrete number of allegations because it could not locate a single Web site, federal agency, or other entity that collects comprehensive nationwide data.
DaimlerChrysler will retain a stake of at least 15 per cent in aerospace group EADS for the long term, the world's fifth-biggest carmaker said yesterday, giving a concrete number for the first time.
Today Dick Flanary, branch secretary with the Transport and General Workers' Union at the factory, said: "The first wave of redundancies is likely to hit 90 to 110 staff at the site, but we still don't have a concrete number.
One usually concrete number is that the average student in the bottom 20% of the income distribution pays $1,693 while the full tuition is $32,470.
The official, however, did not elaborate on the concrete number of the members for the committee.
It seems to be a culmination of worries rather than any concrete number or evidence which is the reason for this correction," said Arun Kumar, chief U.