**Numeral system** — This article is about different methods of expressing numbers with symbols. For classifying numbers in mathematics, see number system. For how numbers are expressed using words, see number names. Numeral systems by culture Hindu Arabic numerals… … Wikipedia

**sign** — Synonyms and related words: OK, Roman candle, abandon, abnormality, accent, accent mark, accept, accredit, acute disease, adumbration, advertisement, affection, affirm, affliction, agent, agree on terms, aid to navigation, ailment, alarm,… … Moby Thesaurus

**numeral** — nu|me|ral [ˈnju:mərəl US ˈnu: ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Late Latin; Origin: numeralis, from Latin numerus; NUMBER1] a written sign such as 1, 2, or 3 that represents a number →↑figure >numeral adj … Dictionary of contemporary English

**numeral** — noun (C) a written sign that represents a number numeral adjective … Longman dictionary of contemporary English

**number sign** — octothorp oc to*thorp, octothorpe oc to*thorpe, n. [octo eight + thorp Etymology of thorp uncertain. (ca. 1965). See quote below. Possibly derived from octalthorpe or octotherp (once used by the Bell System?).] A typographic symbol (#) having two … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**pound sign** — octothorp oc to*thorp, octothorpe oc to*thorpe, n. [octo eight + thorp Etymology of thorp uncertain. (ca. 1965). See quote below. Possibly derived from octalthorpe or octotherp (once used by the Bell System?).] A typographic symbol (#) having two … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Non-standard positional numeral systems** — Numeral systems by culture Hindu Arabic numerals Western Arabic (Hindu numerals) Eastern Arabic Indian family Tamil Burmese Khmer Lao Mongolian Thai East Asian numerals Chinese Japanese Suzhou Korean Vietnamese … Wikipedia

**American Sign Language grammar** — The grammar of American Sign Language (ASL) is the best studied of any sign language, though research is still in its infancy, dating back only to William Stokoe in the 1960s. Stokoe was the first linguist to approach any sign language as a full… … Wikipedia

**History of the Hindu-Arabic numeral system** — The Hindu Arabic numeral system is a place value numeral system: the value of a digit depends on the place where it appears; the 2 in 205 is ten times greater than the 2 in 25. It requires a zero to handle the empty powers of ten (as in 205 ). [… … Wikipedia

**Hindu-Arabic numeral system** — The Hindu Arabic numeral system is a positional decimal numeral system first documented in the ninth century. The system is based on ten, originally nine, different glyphs. The symbols (glyphs) used to represent the system are in principle… … Wikipedia