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noun account, accounting, aggregate, collection, complement, count, decimal, degree, estimate, exponent, figure, integer, integral, multitude, overall amount, overall quantity, quantity, score, sum, tally, total
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See also: amount, calculate, comprise, contain, enumerate, itemize, quantity, quota

INDEFINITE, NUMBER. A number which may be increased or diminished at pleasure.
     2. When a corporation is composed of an indefinite number of persons, any number of them consisting of a majority of those present may do any act unless it be otherwise regulated by the charter or by-laws. See Definite number.

NUMBER. A collection of units.
     2. In pleading, numbers must be stated truly, when alleged in the recital of a record, written instrument, or express contract. Lawes' PI. 48; 4 T. R. 314; Cro. Car. 262; Dougl. 669; 2 Bl. Rep. 1104. But in other cases, it is not in general requisite that they should be truly stated, because they are not required to be strictly proved. If, for example, in an action of trespass the plaintiff proves the wrongful taking away of any part of the goods duly described in his declaration, he is entitled to recover pro tanto. Bac. Ab. Trespass, I 2 Lawes' PI. 48.
     3. And sometimes, when the subject to be described is supposed to comprehend a multiplicity of particulars, a general description is sufficient. A declaration in trover alleging the conversion of "a library of books"' without stating their number, titles, or quality, was held 'to be sufficiently certain; 3 Bulst. 31; Carth. 110; Bac. Ab. Trover, F 1; and in an action for the loss of goods, by burning the plaintiff's house, the articles may be described by the simple denomination of "goods" or "divers goods." 1 Keb. 825; Plowd. 85, 118, 123; Cro. Eliz. 837; 1 H. Bl. 284.

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Table 3-Means and standard deviations for the Knoop hardness number (KHN).
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Minimum five indentations were obtained at various loads and the average hardness number was calculated for all the polyblends.
Tensile strength had dropped to 28,000 psi and Brinell hardness numbers averaged 170.
check] Hardness number first increases and then decreases across the weld zone.
Brinell hardness is determined by pressing a metallic ball into a material, measuring the indentation or "dimple" and converting the measurement into a Brinell hardness number.
When properly applied, hardness numbers are valuable indicators of physical material properties and manufacturing controls.
A major load of 60,100 lb or 50 kg is then applied and released and the difference between the major and minor load is automatically registered by an indicator which reads directly the Rockwell hardness number.
Hardness numbers are displayed from 1 to 1/100th point on a brightly illuminated digital control.
Mohs assigned numbers to the various hardnesses, laying down the rule that a mineral can scratch all minerals with lower hardness numbers than its own.
The system includes a video camera that reads Brinell indentations and automatically translates readings into Brinell hardness numbers and diameters using a microprocessor, monitor and keyboard.