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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Consequently, these relations are suitable for predictive calculations of the numerical values of the enthalpies of combustion of experimentally unexplored amides and anilides.
For insulated wires and cables with copper and aluminum conductors, PVC and R insulation, the numerical values of the temperature [[theta].sub.lS] are 150 [degrees]C, and for the indicated CPP with PET insulation--120 [degrees]C [1].
All this is equivalent to the fact that each point of the space has one numerical value of the matter density parameter, i.e.
For risk assessments to be consistent and reports to be uniform among reporting subordinates, the model requires an established set of numerical values or "criteria." The criteria Table 1 uses numerical values from 1 to 10 and describes each in terms of threat, criticality and vulnerability (to a mission).
This study selected the numerical values of [[alpha].sub.1], [[alpha].sub.2] as [[alpha].sub.1] = 1, [[alpha].sub.2] = 0.5.
The presentation can be developed in a more illustrative manner by constructing a surface model from these numerical values. This is performed by changing the numerical values of the matrix into the height values of the surface model.
Symmetrical TNTs can be thought of as a type of balanced word because they consist of three parts with the same numerical value and because the first part and the third part consist of the same number of letters.
Numerical values were calculated for the soil layer between 6 and 20.
where [{A}.sub.[A]] is the numerical value of A when the value of A is expressed in the unit [A].
Frequently people do not pay attention to the units; they see the numerical value alone.
Assumptions can be made, but users have to be aware that each assembly is so different in nature that one can hardly find a numerical value applicable to each user and industry.

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