abstract number

noun Mathematics.

a number that does not designate the quantity of any particular kind of thing.

Nearby words

  1. abstract algebra,
  2. abstract art,
  3. abstract expressionism,
  4. abstract music,
  5. abstract noun,
  6. abstract of title,
  7. abstract space,
  8. abstract thinking,
  9. abstracted,
  10. abstracting journal

Origin of abstract number

First recorded in 1550–60

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