Words Expressing Abstract Relations

Section V.—Number

1°. Number in the Abstract
  1. Number (Substantives), symbol, numeral, figure, cípher, digit, integer, counter, a round number, notation, a formula; series.
  2. Sum, difference, complement, product, factorial, multiplicand, multiplier, multiplicator, coefficient, multiple, least common multiple, greatest common multiple, dividend, divisor, factor, highest common factor, quotient, sub-multiple, fraction, numerator, denominator, decimal, circulating decimal, recurring decimal, repetend, common measure, aliquot part, reciprocal, prime number; permutation, combination, election.

    Ratio, proportion, progression (arithmetical, geometrical, harmonical), percentage.

    Power, root, exponent, index, function, logarithm, antilogarithm; differential, integral, fluxion, fluent.

    (Adjectives). Numeral, complementary, divisible, aliquot, reciprocal, prime, fractional, decimal, factorial, etc., fractional, mixed, incommensurable.

    Proportional, exponential, logarithmic, logometric, differential, fluxional, integral.

    Positive, negative, rational, irrational, surd, radical, real, imaginary, impossible.

  3. Numeration (Substantives), numbering, counting, tale, telling, tally, calling over, recension, enumeration, summation, reckoning, computation, supputation, ciphering, calculation, calculus, algorism, rhabdology.
  4. Arithmetic, analysis, algebra, fluxions, differential and integral calculus.

    Statistics: dead reckoning, muster, poll, census, capitation, roll-call, muster-roll, account, score, recapitulation, demography.

    Operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, reduction, involution, evolution, practice, approximation, interpolation, differentiation, integration.

    Instruments: abacus, logometer, ready-reckoner, sliding-rule, tallies, Napier's bones, tabulator, tot, cash- register, etc.

    (Verbs). To number, count, tell, tally, call over, take an account of, enumerate, muster, poll, run over, recite, recapitulate; sum, sum up, tell off, score, cipher, compute, calculate, reckon, estimate, figure up, tot up; add, subtract, etc., to amount to.

    Check, prove, demonstrate, balance, audit, overhaul, take stock.

    (Adjectives). Numerical, arithmetical, logarithmic, numeral, analytic, algebraic, statistical, computable, calculable, commensurable, incommensurate.

    (Phrase). According to Cocker.

  5. List (Substantives), catalogue, inventory, schedule, register, record 551, account, registry, syllabus, roll, terrier, tally, file, muster-roll, bead-roll, panel, calendar, index, table, book, ledger, day-book, synopsis, catalogue raisonné, bibliography, contents, invoice, bill of lading, bill of fare, menu, red book, peerage, baronetage, Almanach de Gotha, cadastre, prospectus, programme, directory, gazetteer, who's who.
  6. Registration, etc. 551.

2°. Determinate Number
  • Unity (Substantives), unification, oneness, individuality, singleness, solitariness, solitude, isolation, abstraction; monism.

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