nosecount
nosecount osecount n. A count of the number of persons present or who are to be included in a group; as, get a nosecount of those who are planning to go; also, a periodic count of the population.

Syn: census. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • nosecount — /nohz kownt /, n. Informal. the counting of individual persons, as for a census. [1935 40; NOSE + COUNT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • nosecount — noun a periodic count of the population • Syn: ↑census, ↑nose count • Derivationally related forms: ↑census (for: ↑census) • Hypernyms: ↑count, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • enumeration — n 1. listing, naming, citing, cataloguing, detailing, marking; recounting, narrating, relating. 2. computation, calculation, reckoning; tally, poll, census, nosecount; statistic, Inf. stats. 3. list, catalogue, roster, checklist, Inf. laundry… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • counting — noun the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order (Freq. 2) the counting continued for several hours • Syn: ↑count, ↑numeration, ↑enumeration, ↑reckoning, ↑tally • Derivationally rel …   Useful english dictionary

  • enumeration — noun 1. a numbered list • Syn: ↑numbering • Derivationally related forms: ↑number (for: ↑numbering), ↑enumerate • Hypernyms: ↑list, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • nose count — noun a periodic count of the population • Syn: ↑census, ↑nosecount • Derivationally related forms: ↑census (for: ↑census) • Hypernyms: ↑count, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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