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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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IMR Legendary Powders announced a product safety warning and recall notice for IMR 4007SSC on the six lot numbers listed below.
The Quo-Test passed the NGSP criteria compared with 1 SRM (Tosoh G8) with 1 lot number but failed the NGSP criteria for all the other comparisons (Fig.
Lot number one, in Mansel Street, attracted brisk bidding, quickly exceeding the guide price of pounds 65,000 and selling on for pounds 89,000.
The lot number contains a manufacturer's name (PBA for Pine Bluff Arsenal, for example), year of manufacture (2-digit number such as 05) and month of manufacture (a letter, starting with "A" for January--"I" is skipped).
Mr Kipling 6 Fruit Selection Dessert Pies: lot number 131, best before date June 3 2004; lot number 133, best before date June 5 2004; lot number 138, best before date June 10 2004;
The lot number can be found on either the back of the carton or on the inside of the end flap.
By entering in a Brooklyn address or tax lot number, vistiors will be able to access:
Packages of Nortrel 7/7/7-28 day with no lot number on the back are also being recalled, according to the company.
Newspaper adverts said the malfunctioning packs carrying the model numbers NP-F750 and NP-F550 were manufactured between March and June last year and could be identified by a lot number engraved on the back.
Consumers can identify whether 5-hour ENERGY products they purchased are counterfeit by examining the lot number located on the bottom of the bottle's packaging and on the bottom of each bottle.
Any product labeled as Serostim[R] and carrying this lot number should be considered to be counterfeit.