Arabic numeral


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Arabic numeral

n.
One of the numerical symbols 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, or 0. Also called Hindu-Arabic numeral.

Arabic numeral

n
(Mathematics) one of the symbols 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 (opposed to Roman numerals)

Ar·a·bic numeral

(ăr′ə-bĭk)
One of the numerical symbols 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, or 0. They are called Arabic numerals because they were introduced into western Europe from sources of Arabic scholarship.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Arabic numeral - one of the symbols 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0Arabic numeral - one of the symbols 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0
numeral, number - a symbol used to represent a number; "he learned to write the numerals before he went to school"
Roman numeral - a symbol in the old Roman notation; I,V,X,L,C,D,M represent 1,5,10,50,100,500,1000 respectively in Arabic notation
Translations
xifra aràbiga
arabische Ziffer
número arábigo
chiffre arabe
numero arabo
cyfra arabska
algarismoalgarismo arábico
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The chimp then learned to select from a keyboard an Arabic numeral, from one to six, matching the number of objects displayed.
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The introduction, titles of chapters and conclusions are numbered by one Arabic numeral and sub-chapters by two numerals.
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