# numerator

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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*

**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.

## 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

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Noun | 1. | numerator - the dividend of a fractiondividend - a number to be divided by another number |

Translations

**čitatel**

**tæller**

**osoittaja**

**räknare**

**täljare**

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