- Numbers are what we use for counting, labeling and measuring.
A example of numbers are 3 and 7.
- Numbers is the fourth book in the Bible that talks about what happened to the Hebrews after Moses led them out of Egypt.
An example of Numbers is when a generation of Hebrews wanders in the wilderness until a new generation is able to cross the River Jordan.
These are numbers.
Origin of Numberstranslated, translation of Classical Greek Arithmoi (see arithmetic): from containing the census of the Hebrews after the Exodus
See also mathematics.abacist a skilied user of the abacus. acalculia Psychiatry. an inability to work with figures; a mental block concerning calculation. arithmancy a form of divination involving numbers. Also called arithmomancy. arithmomania 1. an obsession with numbers. 2. a compulsion to count things. hebdomadism a belief that the number seven is sacred, as in ancient Baby-Ion. numerology a system of occultism based upon numbers. —numerologist, n. —numerological, adj.
- plural form of number
- (plural only) Many individuals as a group.
- third-person singular simple present indicative form of number
numbers - Computer Definition
In a computer, numbers can be stored in several forms. Although they are all coded as binary digits (bits), BCD and packed decimal numbers retain the decimal relationship of a number, whereas fixed and floating point do not.