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Numeration   Listen

Naming numbers.
The act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order.  Synonyms: count, counting, enumeration, reckoning, tally.

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"Numeration" Quotes from Famous Books

... Work.—A perusal of the contents shows that the book, in the course of its production, attained a greater length than was originally intended. To this fact it must be attributed that a new numeration of sections begins with the argument on the Third Commandment, and is repeated at every Commandment thereafter, while before this the sections were consecutively numbered. But in spite of this, the plan of the whole ...
— Works of Martin Luther - With Introductions and Notes (Volume I) • Martin Luther

... operation, yet, as things can be seen in succession only, however rapidly, the counting of things, whether ideal or real, is necessarily one by one. This is the first step of the art. The second step is grouping. The use of grouping is to economize speech in numeration, and writing in notation, by the exercise of the memory. The memorizing of groups is, therefore, a part of the primary education of every individual. Until this art is attained, to a certain extent, ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 5, No. 28, February, 1860 • Various

Words linked to "Numeration" :   recount, numerate, blood count, investigation, miscount, poll, census, investigating, countdown, naming, sperm count, nose count, nosecount

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