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number line

noun, Mathematics.
1.
a straight line on which there is indicated a one-to-one correspondence between points on the line and the set of real numbers.
Also called real line.
Origin of number line
1955-1960
First recorded in 1955-60
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British Dictionary definitions for number line

number line

noun
1.
an infinite line on which points represent the real numbers
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