Definitions for **"Numbers"**

an illegal daily lottery

If you are aware of the number of people ar things in you dream, it signifies an increase in personal power and prestige. To dream of numbers which you cannot recall on awakening, predicts a period of confusion and surprises regarding the affairs of others. To remember the numbers in your dream forecasts good luck ahead.

The digits 4-8-15-16-23-42. Played by Hurley to win millions in the lottery, after which a streak of horrible luck convinced him they are cursed. Eerily, they show up in several places, including the exterior of the hatch. The full sequence is the code that was being inputted into the Dharma hatch computer every 108 minutes - 108 being the sum of the Numbers.

Metrical feet or verse in general. Sidelight: The term derives from the quantitive verse of classic prosody, in which the count of morae indicated the mathematical proportions in meter.

Alternative term for metrical feet. See meter.

Many people would agree that Asian students perform much better at mental arithmetic than their Western counterparts. One theory suggests that the naming for their numbering system is the main reason. For example: 15 in English is fifteen, but in Thai it is sib ha (ten five or one block of ten and five). 35 in English is thirty five, but in Thai it is sam-sib ha (three-ten five or three blocks of ten and five). This helps the students easily visualise blocks of numbers.

Numbers is an album by singer/songwriter Cat Stevens. Subtitled "A Pythagorean Theory Tale", it is a concept album based on a fictional planet called Polygor in a far-off galaxy, and the "Polygons" who inhabited its palace. The album includes a booklet with excerpts from the book of the same name, written by Chris Bryant and Allan Scott, and contains pen-and-ink illustrations by Stevens.

nothing, or nothing of importance. refers to the low value of non-face cards in certain card games.

It is said that all things stem from numbers, and the discoveries of modern science bear out that conclusion. It is not known when the human animal first discovered the science of numbers, but ancient rock carvings strongly indicates that numbers were known and understood as early as 35,000 years ago, and perhaps even earlier. Numbers were considered magical until the dawn of the Age of Reason, and in some cultures still are. The science of numerology is only one outgrowth of the original magical tradition. Astrology uses so many numbers that in the Middle Ages, it was considered nothing more than applied mathematics, as was music. In recent times, another form of numbers considered significant is the number that appears at the top of every Tarot card.

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

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

are used for counting, expressing a measurement, or executing any form of calculation. Before the advent of computers, numbers were always recorded and displayed as numerals. Internally to computers, numbers are handled in any of various forms that are logical to a computer.

Numbers express either quantity (cardinal) or order (ordinal). Many cultures have different forms for cardinal and ordinal numbers. For example, in French the cardinal number five is cinq, but the ordinal fifth is cinquiÃ¨me or 5eme or 5e. Numbers are written with symbols that are usually referred to as numerals. See Arabic numerals, Chinese numerals, Indic numerals, and Roman numerals.

1, 2, 3, etc.. - The chemical symbol for Oxygen.

The D'ni used a base 25 number system

The attribute value is a sequence of whole-number strings, separates by spaces. Attributes of this type are not allowed to occur in XML documents.

Spell out whole numbers below 10, use figures for 10 and above. Use an en dash for continuing or inclusive numbers.

The 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, and 10 rolled by a player in a craps game.

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