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nu·mer·al

 (no͞o′mər-əl, nyo͞o′-)
n.
A symbol or mark used to represent a number.
adj.
Of, relating to, or representing numbers.

[From Middle English, of number, from Late Latin numerālis, from Latin numerus, number; see number.]

nu′mer·al·ly adv.

numeral

(ˈnjuːmərəl)
n
(Mathematics) a symbol or group of symbols used to express a number: for example, 6 (Arabic), VI (Roman), 110 (binary)
adj
(Mathematics) of, consisting of, or denoting a number
[C16: from Late Latin numerālis belonging to number, from Latin numerus number]

nu•mer•al

(ˈnu mər əl, ˈnyu-; ˈnum rəl, ˈnyum-)

n.
1. a word, letter, symbol, or figure representing a number: the Roman numerals.
adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or consisting of numbers or numerals.
3. expressing or noting a number or numbers.
[1520–30; < Late Latin numerālis (adj.) = Latin numer(us) number + -ālis -al1]

nu·mer·al

(no͞o′mər-əl)
A symbol or mark used to represent a number.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.numeral - a symbol used to represent a numbernumeral - a symbol used to represent a number; "he learned to write the numerals before he went to school"
symbol - an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
Arabic numeral, Hindu numeral, Hindu-Arabic numeral - one of the symbols 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0
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
antilog, antilogarithm - the number of which a given number is the logarithm
Adj.1.numeral - of or relating to or denoting numbers; "a numeral adjective"

numeral

noun number, figure, digit, character, symbol, cipher, integer a flat, square wristwatch with roman numerals
Translations
رَقْم، عَدَد
číslice
taltegn
numeralo
numero
töluorðtölustafur, tölutákn
skaičiumiskaitvardis
cipars
numărnumeral
číslovka
številka
siffra

numeral

[ˈnjuːmərəl]
A. Nnúmero m
B. ADJnumeral

numeral

[ˈnjuːmərəl] nchiffre m Roman numerals, Arabic numerals

numeral

nZiffer f

numeral

[ˈnjuːmrl] nnumero, cifra

numeral

(ˈnjuːmərəl) noun
a figure used to express a number. 1, 10, 50 are Arabic numerals; I, X, L are Roman numerals.
nuˈmerical (-ˈme-) adjective
of, using or consisting of numbers. a numerical code.
nuˈmerically adverb
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"Ecco, signore!" cried the fellow, snatching the watch from my waistcoat pocket, and putting one black thumb-nail on the long hand, the other on he numeral twelve.
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Tom practised writing the numeral 5 three times before shouting out, 'I can do it!' When asked 'how many' the numeral 5 represented, Tom replied that he is 'that many' and drew a self-portrait.
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