number agreement

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n number agreement agreement in number between words in the same grammatical construction (e.g., between adjectives and the nouns they modify)
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Usage

In literature:

We are now working out with a number of countries a joint agreement designed to strengthen the security of the North Atlantic area.
"United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches" by Various
Number Five and I have occasionally talked on religious questions, and discovered many points of agreement in our views.
"Over the Teacups" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
We are now working out with a number of countries a joint agreement designed to strengthen the security of the North Atlantic area.
"U.S. Presidential Inaugural Addresses" by Various
CONCORD is the agreement which one word has with another, in gender, person, number, or case.
"English Grammar in Familiar Lectures" by Samuel Kirkham
By agreement he was to count up to three and when he called the last number both men were to fire.
"The Portland Peerage Romance" by Charles J. Archard
The number of cases of repudiation of such agreements is almost negligible.
"Rebuilding Britain" by Alfred Hopkinson
An index of borrower's agreements should be kept by their numbers.
"A Library Primer" by John Cotton Dana
AGREEMENT AS TO NUMBER.
"New Latin Grammar" by Charles E. Bennett
As might be expected, the schools lacked agreement or uniformity in the number of courses offered.
"The High School Failures" by Francis P. Obrien
And, moreover, in a very large number of cases the agreement extends to the interpretation to be put on those passages and on the Sutras.
"The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Sankaracarya"
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In news:

Molecular Imaging entered into a licensing agreement with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to access a number of luciferase-enabled cancer cell lines developed at Dana-Farber.
Duke University Press has struck an agreement with HathiTrust and Google to make a large number of its backlist titles freely available through the HathiTrust digital repository.
SAN DIEGO— Carl Zeiss Vision and Vision-Ease Lens entered into a royalty-bearing license agreement under Carl Zeiss Vision International's US patent number 6,089,713 and Australian patent number 739,849.
Molecular Imaging entered into a licensing agreement with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to access a number of luciferase -enabled cancer cell lines developed at Dana-Farber.
For the last three days NBA executives have been digesting the new collective bargaining agreement line-by-line and crunching numbers.
A growing number of unmarried couples are seeking prenuptial agreements in order to protect their assets should the relationship fall apart.
The longtime tuition reciprocity agreement between Wisconsin and Minnesota is stoking a cross-border rivalry as the two states compete for a declining number of top college prospects.
The longtime tuition reciprocity agreement between Minnesota and Wisconsin is stoking a cross-border rivalry as the two states compete for a declining number of top college prospects.
Announced June 20 that it has signed a definitive agreement with Groupe Danone S.A. To acquire a number of leading culinary sauce brands for GBP 470 million (approximately US$855 million) in cash.
From the start of this school year, when members of 438 NYSUT locals were working under expired contracts, collective bargaining agreements in recent months have whittled that number down to 365.
A number of minor adjustments to the free-trade agreement between the United States and Central America will take effect on Oct.
As State House News Service reports, a number of states, including New Jersey, have reached similar agreements with Amazon.
Superstorm Sandy is distorting jobless claim numbers, European Union officials failed to reach a deal giving Greece more aid, and Hostess failed to reach an agreement with its bankers union.
The union was under the impression the numbers suggested they were closer to an agreement.
Random numbers are critical for cryptography: for encryption keys, random authentication challenges, initialization vectors, nonces, key-agreement schemes, generating prime numbers and so on.
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In science:

These numbers are also in agreement with a sharp truncation of the CO mass surface density at RcR − R⊙ = 5 ± 0.5 kpc .
The Spiral Structure of the Milky Way, Cosmic Rays, and Ice Age Epochs on Earth
For large values of Eβ , the number of avalanches versus their size follows a power law with a slope around 1.53 ± 0.01 (not shown here), in agreement with the result for classical invasion percolation . A more physical way to characterize avalanches is via the global reaction rate.
Percolation-dependent Reaction Rates in the Etching of Disordered Solids
As shown in the next Section, the predictions of the rotating models are in better agreement with the observed number ratios at solar metallicity.
Stellar evolution with rotation X: Wolf-Rayet star populations at solar metallicity
In the B-band (lower panels) there is a smaller number of detections than in the UV but a better agreement between the observations and the predictions in the 0 < z < 1 redshift range.
The cosmic evolution of the galaxy luminosity density
M of the total number of galaxies, in remarkable agreement with several studies of the halo occupation numbers, that find Ngal ∝ M a , with a in the range 0.7–0.9 (Peacock & Smith 2000; Scranton 2002; Berlind & Weinberg 2002; Marinon & Hudson 2002; van den Bosch et al. 2003).
The scaling relations of galaxy clusters and their dark matter halos
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