the fourth book of the Old Testament, containing the census of the Israelites after the Exodus from Egypt. Abbreviation: Num.
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How to use Numbers in a sentence
Bruce Nash, who runs the box office analysis firm the Numbers, said the “F9” ticket sales were about 65 percent of the total expected audience, according to his site’s models.In the movie business, a few box office successes — and a lot of uncertainty | Steven Zeitchik | June 30, 2021 | Washington Post
In an attempt to find meaningful comparisons, Bruce Nash, who runs the box office analysis site the Numbers, built a model to determine moviegoing’s current strength.‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ is the first film ‘hit’ of the vaccine era. But that era still contains plenty of cloudiness. | Steven Zeitchik | April 7, 2021 | Washington Post
Those are troubling Numbers, for unfettered speech is not incidental to a flourishing society.
And too much of a focus on Numbers can obscure strategic truths.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War | Nancy A. Youssef | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Within minutes, it seems, of the disclosures of these tragic events, large Numbers of people chose a side and stuck to it.
The Numbers reinforce another article in the Post, in which cops confessed to “turning a blind eye” to minor crimes.
That could include private financial or personal information—like the credit-card Numbers you used to pay for the corrupted Wi-Fi.How ‘Ethical’ Hotel Chain Marriott Gouges Guests in the Name of Wi-Fi Security | Kyle Chayka | December 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Bacteria, when present in great Numbers, give a uniform cloud which cannot be removed by ordinary filtration.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
As company after company appeared, we were able to form a pretty exact estimate of their Numbers.
The Mexicans, far superior in Numbers, received every moment accessions to their strength.
Numbers have dribbled back from firing line and cannot be collected in this difficult country.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
Caseous particles containing immense Numbers of the bacilli are common.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
British Dictionary definitions for numbers (1 of 2)
informal financial statistics: let's look at last year's numbers
British Dictionary definitions for Numbers (2 of 2)
(functioning as singular) the fourth book of the Old Testament, recording the numbers of the Israelites who followed Moses out of Egypt
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