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## numeral

(nū′mĕr-ăl) [L. numerus, number]
1. Denoting or pert. to a number.
2. A conventional symbol expressing a number.
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What are the first and last cardinal number alphomes in alphabetical order?
In the case of common fractions, the words used to describe numerators follow the pattern of cardinal numbers. However, when describing denominators, the words follow the pattern of ordinal numbers, but with exceptions for the words half (plural halves) to describe a denominator of two and quarter for the denominator four.
Problem 4.2 For which numbers k, n are the cardinal numbers [c.sub.k] ([H.sup.n]) and [c.sup.B.sub.k] ([H.sup.n]) finite?
C-stable set of H' is divided into two groups: one is those the cardinal number less than l; the other is those the cardinal number not less than l.
The smallest infinite ordinal number is [omega], which is the cardinal number of the set of natural numbers N.
Two sets [alpha] and [beta] have the same cardinal number if there is a one-to-one relation between them; each element of [alpha] maps onto a unique element of [beta]and vice versa.
In Late Babylonian texts, when the cardinal numbers are not written simply with numeral signs, they are most often written with the numeral followed by the sign TA.
But the most interesting "genetic" regularity is the transition of a sequence of sequences of a certain cardinal number to the sequences having a double cardinal.
More specifically, we will say that M is [mu]-lineable if M [universal] {0} contains a vector space of dimension [mu], where [mu] is a cardinal number. Similarly, we can also define the notion of algebrability .
The typical entry represents the derivationally most opaque member of a Latin word family: a present stem, a noun or adjective, an adverb, or a cardinal number. The English meaning of the word as given by the Oxford Latin Dictionary is given, but not the whole range of meanings as the purpose is merely identification.
And the first cheer of the day went up for new cardinal number 14: ``Keith Michael Patrick O'Brien, Arcivescovo di St Andrews and Edinburgh, Scozia.''
It is far better to abandon so lame an etymological explanation and to see in the Ugaritic word simply the cardinal number "six." It is the authors' fixation with finding a reference in this text to an eclipse of the sun that has led in this case to an altogether implausible explanation of a key word in the text.

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