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numeral

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Numbers
numeralnu‧me‧ral /ˈnjuːmərəl $ ˈnuː-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HMNa written sign such as 1,2, or 3 that represents a numberfigurenumeral adjective
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numeralUntil a child has achieved that understanding, a numeral is just a shape with no real meaning.The European numbers 1,2, 3 and so on, are based on Arabic numerals.A deputy stands guard under the black numeral 2.Only an ideal, fully trained network with absolute zero error will yield the exact value of the desired numeral output.Alternatively, we may represent each numeral by a matrix of 1s and 0s.Lloyd rapped his fist on a badly-stripped fake pine door with a metal numeral 1 nailed to it.You could present inputs of numeral images with the expected outputs.Each image, or numeral, then requires an input containing 28 digits made up of only 0s and 1s.Such ions take the name of the element followed by a Roman numeral in parentheses indicating the oxidation number of the ion.The date was written in Roman numerals -- MCMLXXXII.
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