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nu·mer·a·tor

 (no͞o′mə-rā′tər, nyo͞o′-)
n.
1. Mathematics
a. The expression written above the line in a common fraction to indicate the number of parts of the whole.
b. An expression to be divided by another; a dividend.
2. One that numbers; an enumerator.

numerator

(ˈnjuːməˌreɪtə)
n
1. (Mathematics) maths the dividend of a fraction: the numerator of is 7. Compare denominator
2. a person or thing that numbers; enumerator

nu•mer•a•tor

(ˈnu məˌreɪ tər, ˈnyu-)

n.
1. the term of a fraction, usu. written above or before the line, that indicates the number of parts that are to be added together; the dividend placed over a divisor. Compare denominator (def. 1).
2. one that numbers.
[1535–45; < Late Latin numerātor a counter < Latin numerā(re) to number]

nu·mer·a·tor

(no͞o′mə-rā′tər)
A number written above or to the left of the line in a common fraction to indicate the number of parts of the whole. For example, 2 is the numerator in the fraction 2/7 .
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.numerator - the dividend of a fraction
dividend - a number to be divided by another number
Translations
čitatel
tæller
osoittaja
räknaretäljare

numerator

[ˈnjuːməreɪtəʳ] Nnumerador m

numerator

n (Math) → Zähler m, → Dividend m

numerator

[ˈnjuːməˌreɪtəʳ] nnumeratore m
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