compound number


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n compound number a quantity expressed in two different units "one hour and ten minutes"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Compound number (Math) one constructed according to a varying scale of denomination; as, 3 cwt., 1 qr., 5 lb.; -- called also denominate number.
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In literature:

Misery Number 2 is a beverige manufactured from the compound extract of chain litenin on the wing, and ile of vitril.
"Punchinello Vol. 1, No. 21, August 20, 1870" by Various
Every number is but a compound, or a repetition of units.
"The Existence of God" by Francois de Salignac de La Mothe- Fenelon
At this point he ceases to use simple numbers, and begins the process of compounding.
"The Number Concept" by Levi Leonard Conant
Besides these gases a number of compounds of nitrogen, potash, etc., are formed which are soluble in water.
"The First Book of Farming" by Charles L. Goodrich
Some of our beliefs may be found to grow out of and be compounded of a number of introspections.
"Illusions" by James Sully
The next step is to obtain the molecular weights of a large number of compounds containing nitrogen.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
In the fruit, however, the essential oil is associated with a number of other compounds.
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
You see he has got number 385, one of the new compound engines.
"Cab and Caboose" by Kirk Munroe
Our present knowledge of such actions and effects suggests a number of new clues to genetic relationships of carbon compounds within the plant.
"Researches on Cellulose" by C. F. Cross
Moreover, it appeared that their numbers previously had been held down by the paucity of ferrous compounds in their regular diet.
"Attention Saint Patrick" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
One man wants all his numbers in figures, and another does not like compound words.
"The Building of a Book" by Various
From well we have a very large number of compounds, e.g.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
There is a large number of different organic compounds which contain nitrogen.
"Manures and the principles of manuring" by Charles Morton Aikman
If I remember the number he will be getting compound interest!
"The Smart Set" by Clyde Fitch
There are many differences in the great number of unclassified compounds.
"Compound Words" by Frederick W. Hamilton
Milk is a complete food, and, therefore, naturally it is not a simple chemical compound, but a mechanical mixture of a number of substances.
"The Bacillus of Long Life" by Loudon Douglas
They are divided into mon-azo, di-azo, tri-azo compounds according to the number of azo groups present.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
It is evident that this is practicable if the number and kind of atoms contained in the molecule of a compound can be determined.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
Numbers greater than ten were compounds and derivatives from the decad.
"Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume I (of 4)" by George Grote
We also have a number of compound verbs which are made by prefixing a preposition to a verb.
"Plain English" by Marian Wharton

In news:

Pharmaceutical manufacturers have pressed for stricter control of compounding pharmacies, which now number over 7000 according to the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists.
US special forces attacked an enemy compound in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, capturing or killing a number of Taliban and al-Qaida fighters, US officials said.
AZTV7/Cable 13, Me-TV 7.2, RTV 7.3, Phoenix-Prescott, AZMeningitis Lawsuit Update: Number of Fungal Infections Tied to Epidural Steroid Injections Rises to 480, as FDA Seeks More Authority over Compounding Pharmacies.
Number of Fungal Infections Tied to Epidural Steroid Injections Rises to 480, as FDA Seeks More Authority over Compounding Pharmacies.
NECC is among the growing number of large compounders -- producers of custom-made pharmaceuticals -- in an industry once dominated by small operations.
Her phone number was linked to calls made to report abuse at the compound.
A new microfluidic approach can dramatically increase the number of data points per compound during screening.

In science:

The resulting global error in g , after evolving a finite retarded time, is then O(∆u∆x), after compounding errors from 1/(∆u∆x) number of zones.
Characteristic Evolution and Matching
The angular-resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES) measurements on the high-Tc cuprates probe the single-particle properties of these compounds and have found a number of interesting features.
d_{x^2-y^2}-wave superconductivity and the Hubbard model
Here ǫ is the abundance of an element by number relative to H, and i is the number of atoms of the element in the chemical formula of the compound.
Evolution of interstellar dust and stardust in the solar neighbourhood
This error is compounded by a misstep in the application of the Love number formalism to express the increments to the Earth’s gravitational potential that result from the above-mentioned deformations.
Comments on the ERA-2005 numerical theory of Earth rotation
In the special case where Y is a compound Poisson process, there are a finite number of jumps of all sizes and Yt = PNt n=1 Zn , where Nt is a scalar Poisson process with constant intensity parameter λ > 0, and the Zn ’s are i.i.d. random jump amplitudes with law ν (dz ), that are independent of Nt .
Portfolio choice with jumps: A closed-form solution
Tc of quasiparticles whose number remains appreciable until low temperatures due to the d-wave nature of this compound.
Electrodynamics of correlated electron systems
Compound description of the metric depending of course on the number and type of the arbitrary functions contained in the general solution of the conditions defining these generalizations.
Born's group and Generalized isometries
Figure 2: The number of discoveries when applying the BH (top) and Q-value (bottom) procedures to simple p-values (x) and compound p-values when p is estimated with ˆp(y ; 2) (o), assumed to be .1 (△), and assumed to be 1 (+).
Compound p-Value Statistics for Multiple Testing Procedures
N = k log(1 + ¯n/k) and ¯nc = ¯n/ ¯N , the average number of clan and the average number of particles per clan respectively, i.e, GN B (¯n, k ; z ) is a Compound Poisson Distribution (CPD) or discrete infinitely divisible distribution.
Clan concept in multiparticle dynamics and the NB ``enigma''
There appears to be no strong connection between the presence of a pseudogap and the number of adjacent CuO2 layers in the compound.
The pseudogap in high-temperature superconductors: an experimental survey
Chandrasekhar further has assumed that the number of compound oscillators in the volume unit is N/2, where N is the number of single oscillators in the volume unit.
Note on the Chandrasekhar Model of the Optical Activity of Crystals
The number of these compound oscillators in the volume unit is N/3.
Note on the Chandrasekhar Model of the Optical Activity of Crystals
Although it might seem tempting to conclude that the cross section of a reaction proceeding through the compound mechanism should be smooth because it is formed from the superposition of amplitudes from a very large number of states with random phases, this is a wrong assumption .
Cross section predictions for hydrostatic and explosive burning
In fact, a number of reliable experimental data for example, the data about the coherence length and the superconducting gap [26, 27, 31, 30], are in favor of the conclusion about a spin-triplet Cooper pairing in these metallic compounds, although the mechanism of this pairing remains unclear.
Phases and phase transitions in spin-triplet ferromagnetic superconductors
Fig. 8: dlnTc/dp vs. Tc for a large number of HTS compounds. The data for holedoped HTS (closed circles) can be grouped into two bands joining at the highest Tc’s close to dlnTc/dp=0.
High Pressure Effects on Superconductivity