numerical system

numerical system

[nü′mer·i·kəl ′sis·təm]
(textiles)
A grade scale for calculating the quality of wool. Also known as count system.
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So far, little but the ability to read their calendars and numerical system is possessed by us, though we are gradually making headway.
Scholars have long known that early Christian scribes often used the shorthand numerical system within the texts of scriptural manuscripts, but they are comparatively uncertain about the precise nature of that system and any principles that might have governed its seemingly random usage.
The food is prepared and delivered daily prior written request from the previous day the contracting authority for food quantities and types of diets, according to the List of types of diets on a numerical system of diet, made by MI Pevzner and methodological guidelines for diet transplant patients of hematopoietic stem cells, but with changes in the content.
Ofqual said that the move to a numerical system will also signal that the revamped GCSEs are a new qualification, which it said would be less apparent if the grading system remained the same.
Under the changes, the current A*-G grading system will be axed and replaced by the new numerical system as part of an attempt to differentiate between pupils achieving middle or top grades.
Counting in 10s comes from the Hindu-Arabic numerical system developed in the ninth century, and is the system with which we are familiar, where there are columns to represent hundreds, tens and units containing a number from 0 to 9.
Chinese numbers are a direct copy of the numerical system.
For better or worse, though, I think most of us know, deep down, that human nature is too complex to be described by a numerical system based on two.
If a society had a recognisable political framework, possessed something similar to the institution of marriage, or had a numerical system, then it was usually supposed that its members were rational--a tell-tale human attribute.
However, they often cause numerical instability in simulations with a stiff numerical system.
That's why he refuses to rate beaches by a numerical system, writing instead about each one's strengths and weaknesses.

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