- of or relating to a number or numbers.
Origin of numerary
1720–30; < Medieval Latin numerārius (Late Latin: arithmetician, accountant), equivalent to Latin numer(us) number + -ārius -ary
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Related Wordsnumeral, numerical, arithmetic, binary, exponent, fraction, fractional, integral, mathematical, statistical, algebraic, algorithmic, arithmetical, differential, digital, exponential, logarithm, logarithmic, numerary, integrated
Examples from the Web for numerary
About the same date Kempenfelt produced his own numerary code.
A year or two later, probably in consultation with Kempenfelt, he drew up the first of his codes on the numerary system.
They granted him a considerable sum, at five livres five sous the mark, for fear the king should change the numerary value.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 9 (of 10)
Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
- of or relating to numbers
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