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 (no͞o′mər-əs, nyo͞o′-)
Amounting to a large number; many.

[Middle English, from Latin numerōsus, from numerus, number; see number.]

nu′mer·ous·ly adv.
nu′mer·ous·ness n.
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Noun1.numerousness - a large number
number, figure - the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals; "he had a number of chores to do"; "the number of parameters is small"; "the figure was about a thousand"
multitudinousness - a very large number (especially of people)
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82) The corresponding metonymic logic of a topology, then, is its "reticulation of numerousness," (83) its emphasis on the plurality of relations among parts as parts that Piper calls "a form of ratio.
Moreover, after noting that early statutes imposed federal duties on state courts or state judges, but not state executives, (45) the Court explained: "[T]he numerousness of these statutes, contrasted with the utter lack of statutes imposing obligations on the States' executive (notwithstanding the attractiveness of that course to Congress), suggests an assumed absence of such power.
Given that the co-located event Climate Abu Dhabi, the International Exhibition for HVACR, will perform a unique top-class conference on Climate Technology which will take place in a seminar theatre in the centre of the exhibition hall, a numerousness of participants coming from the construction industry will be expected.
The "shifting shadows" disrupt this singular and slow syntax, the "lone" speaker and stone overtaken by sudden numerousness, the parts of which are hidden within an obscuring plural.
Nut production was very variable from year to year and location to location, but when mast was available, pigeons could descend on the region, and their very numerousness meant that local predators could make barely a dent in their population, including defenseless young squabs, which parents left to their own devices before they could fly.
His response is to see the many as amenable to the one and numerousness as the upper limit of quotidian thought and speech.
We are not as much concerned with the number of government applications as the quality, easiness of our government procedures; our goal is to make life simple and easy through effective applications rather than the numerousness of these applications.
They immediately encountered some difficulties, such as the high statistical spread of the human factors involved, their relative numerousness, uncertainty and interdependence, which led the studies to represent in a qualitative way only a few observations concerning the phenomenon in question (Dorsey, Coovert 2003).
Since August, the numerousness of rallies has dwindled, but people are still gathering on Sofia's streets every evening.
To prevent exeptance tubes numerousness and electricity pipes integrity, it is better that the sites of switches built entirely on the concrete walls.
However, hypercompetition proponents, emphasis much more the speed of the pace of change of market conditions than its complexity nature in terms of components and relationship numerousness.
Because of the numerousness and variety of these parameters, MCDM approaches are the best solution for handling this problem.