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ˈnʌm bərznum·bers

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Numbers, Book of Numbersnoun

    the fourth book of the Old Testament; contains a record of the number of Israelites who followed Moses out of Egypt

  2. numbers pool, numbers game, numbers racket, numbersnoun

    an illegal daily lottery

Wiktionary

  1. Numbersnoun

    The Book of Numbers, the fourth of the Books of Moses in the Old Testament of the Bible, the fourth book in the Torah.

  2. numbersnoun

    Many individuals as a group.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Numbersnoun

    pl. of Number. The fourth book of the Pentateuch, containing the census of the Hebrews

Freebase

  1. Numbers

    Numbers is a spreadsheet application developed by Apple Inc. as part of the iWork productivity suite alongside Keynote and Pages. Numbers 1.0 was announced on 7 August 2007 and thus it is the newest application in the iWork suite. Numbers runs on Mac OS X v10.4 "Tiger" or newer. On 27 January 2010, Apple announced a new version of Numbers for iPad with an all new touch interface. The app was later updated to support iPhone and iPod Touch. Numbers uses a free-form "canvas" approach that demotes tables to one of many different media types placed on a page. Other media, like charts, graphics and text, are treated as peers. In comparison, traditional spreadsheets like Microsoft Excel use the table as the primary container, with other media placed within the table. Numbers also includes features from the seminal Lotus Improv, notably the use of formulas based on ranges rather than cells. However, it implements these using traditional spreadsheet concepts, as opposed to Improv's use of multidimensional databases. Numbers also includes numerous stylistic improvements in an effort to improve the visual appearance of spreadsheets. At its introductory demonstration, Steve Jobs pitched a more usable interface and better control over the appearance and presentation of tables of data.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. numbers

    [scientific computation] Output of a computation that may not be significant results but at least indicate that the program is running. May be used to placate management, grant sponsors, etc. Making numbers means running a program because output — any output, not necessarily meaningful output — is needed as a demonstration of progress. See pretty pictures, math-out, social science number.

Editors Contribution

  1. numbersnoun

    Plural noun of the word number.

    Her new smartphone allows her to keep all her families names, numbers and addresses in it so she recycled her paper one.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 1, 2016  

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    Rank popularity for the word 'numbers' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #924

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'numbers' in Written Corpus Frequency: #774

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of numbers in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of numbers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of numbers in a Sentence

  1. Annie Kazerou:

    From 11.7 million tickets in 2010, they amounted to only 8.9 million last year. This year, even though there was an ambitious start due to some big Hollywood productions, the numbers have dropped.

  2. Communist Yugoslav:

    There's no doubt they were produced by us (Zastava Arms), we were the only producer then, and we have serial numbers of everything we ever produced, but in the 1990s anyone could get a hold of them in army depots.

  3. Neil Campling:

    The numbers look pretty solid at the start of the earnings season, but there is obviously caution as further news comes out of China regarding the coronavirus.

  4. Giannis Antetokounmpo:

    MVP is not about stats and numbers, and obviously James Harden had unbelievable numbers and Paul George also, but obviously its about winning, we created great habits throughout the season and were able to stick by them, and thats why we were able to have a chance in every single game we played and were able to win 60 games.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I'm going to protect people, and that's why whenever there's a tragedy, everything goes up, my numbers go way up, because we have no strength in this country. We have weak, sad politicians.

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