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A quantity that is expressed in terms of two or more different units, such as 10 pounds 5 ounces or 3 feet 4 inches.
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(Mathematics) a quantity expressed in two or more different but related units: 3 hours 10 seconds is a compound number.
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a quantity expressed in more than one denomination or unit, as one foot six inches.
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|Noun||1.||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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