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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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The width of keratinized gingiva of tooth numbers 13 and 23 was determined to be narrower in the severe crowding group than in the mild and moderate crowding groups.
However, information on tooth number, roots and anomalies (without root canal configurations) can be used in referrals between clinicians and/or students (an example: a referral of [(D[I.sup.III]).sup.1]11 describes a single-rooted maxillary right incisor (tooth 11) with a dens invaginatus (DI) type III).
Of the 12 remaining skulls, we encountered noteworthy variation in tooth number: 6 specimens have 2 upper molars on each side but 3 lower molars on at least 1 hemi-mandible (9 to 10 molars total), 2 specimens have 3 upper molars on one or both sides but 2 lower molars on each lower jaw (9 to 10 molars total), and 2 individuals have 3 molars in each jaw quadrant (12 molars total).
In RME group, the changes during the total treatment time (T2-T0) were analyzed in the axial sections of the CT images and there were significant decreases in the BABT of the tooth number 15 and there were statistically significant increases in the palatal bone thickness of the same tooth (p<0.0125).
We observed a statistically significant positive correlation OHI and a negative correlation tooth number in both groups: with shallow pockets (CPI 3) and with advanced periodontitis (CPI 4).
Anomalies of tooth number, such as hypodontia and supernumerary teeth, may be associated with changes in the size of some teeth or of the whole dentition [Dempsey and Townsend, 2001].
Intra sulcular incision with 15 C blade was made extend- ing from tooth number 32 to 43 and two vertical release incision made distal to tooth number 32 and mesial to tooth number 43.
So, I now have a very gummy little girl with a rather full purse who is eagerly waiting for tooth number seven to come out.
In brief, to calculate these factors, [S.sub.Fn], [h.sub.Fa] and [[epsilon].sub.[alpha]] should be determined for each tooth number of pinion and pressure angle.
In order to determine the tooth number [z.sub.b] of the stationary central wheel b the authors of this paper introduced two new variables Rdir and [DELTA]u.
As officer manager and then collection manager, I have heard similar comments used by untrained receptionists on the phone such as "What tooth number?" The average patient, who is in great pain, knows zero about the structure of the mouth and just wants immediate help in alleviating the pain.