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…The fourth book of the Bible, relating the experiences of the Israelites in the wilderness after Moses led them out of Egypt…

…An arithmetical value, expressed by a word, symbol, or figure, representing a particular quantity and used in counting and making calculations…

…Arithmetic…

…Following simple instructions identified or as if identified by numbers…

…Following simple instructions identified or as if identified by numbers…

…The use or manipulation of statistics or figures, especially in support of an argument…

…The positive integers (whole numbers) 1, 2, 3, etc., and sometimes zero as well…

…A pair of numbers, each of which is the sum of the factors of the other (e.g. 220 and 284)…

…(Of a child’s picture) marked out in advance into sections which are numbered according to the colour to be used…

…Being in a group of people makes you feel more confident or secure about taking action…

…Being in a group of people makes you feel more confident or secure about taking action…

…The ratio of the focal length of a camera lens to the diameter of the aperture being used for a particular shot (e.g. f8, indicating that the focal length is eight times the diameter)…

…A code number preceded by the letter E, denoting food additives numbered in accordance with EU directives…

…Change the number or numbers assigned to (something)…

…A number identifying a private advertisement in a newspaper and functioning as an address for replies…

…An issue of a periodical earlier than the current one…

…The ratio of the speed of a body to the speed of sound in the surrounding medium. It is often used with a numeral (as Mach 1, Mach 2, etc.) to indicate the speed of sound, twice the speed of sound, etc.…

…The total number of protons and neutrons in a nucleus…

…A lottery based on the occurrence of unpredictable numbers in the results of races, a lottery, etc.…

…A mark, especially a number, on the spine of a library book, or listed in the library’s catalog, indicating the book’s location in the library…

…A number allocated to an individual and used to validate electronic transactions…

…see PIN.…

…The number of waves in a unit distance…

…The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom, which is characteristic of a chemical element and determines its place in the periodic table…

…The number showing a year’s place in the Metonic lunar cycle, used to fix the date of Easter for that year…

…A dimensionless number used in hydrodynamics to indicate how well a particular model works in relation to a real system…

…A measure of the power of a flashgun expressed in metres or feet…

…A number given to each of Mozart’s compositions in the complete catalogue of his works compiled by the Austrian scientist L. von Köchel (1800–77) and his successors…

…A quantum number assigned to subatomic particles that is ±1 for leptons and 0 for other particles and is conserved in all known interactions…

…A figure regarded as significant in a particular context…

…A number consisting of an integer and a proper fraction…

…A figure indicating the anti-knock properties of a fuel, based on a comparison with a mixture of isooctane and heptane…

…A lottery based on the occurrence of unpredictable numbers in the results of races, a lottery, etc.…

…A quantity indicating the ignition properties of diesel fuel relative to cetane as a standard…

…A serial number in the margin of a plate from which postage stamps are printed…

…An identification number showing the position of a printed or manufactured item in a series…

…The product of a number multiplied by itself, e.g. 1, 4, 9, 16…

…A number without fractions; an integer…

…A number denoting quantity (one, two, three, etc.), as opposed to an ordinal number (first, second, third, etc.)…

…A series of numbers in which each number (Fibonacci number) is the sum of the two preceding numbers. The simplest is the series 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, etc.…

…North American term for registration222.…

…A number of the form 2p−1, where p is a prime number. Such a number which is itself prime is also called a Mersenne prime…

…A dimensionless parameter used in calculations of heat transfer between a moving fluid and a solid body…

…The characteristic number of chromosomes found in the cell nuclei of organisms of a particular species…

…A quantity expressed in terms of more than one unit or denomination, such as 5 feet 7 inches or 2 pounds 3 ounces…

…The number of chromosomes present in the body cells of a diploid organism…

…A number defining the position of something in a series, such as ‘first’, ‘second’, or ‘third’. Ordinal numbers are used as adjectives, nouns, and pronouns…

…A spectacular musical item, typically including song and dance and involving all or most of the cast, in a theatrical show or film…

…A dimensionless parameter used in calculations of heat transfer between a moving fluid and a solid body, equal to cpv/k, where cp is the heat capacity per unit volume of the fluid, v its kinematic viscosity, and k its thermal conductivity…

…A dimensionless parameter that is a measure of the instability of a layer of fluid due to differences of temperature and density at the top and bottom…