absolute number

absolute number

[′ab·sə‚lüt ′nəm·bər]
(mathematics)
A number represented by numerals rather than by letters.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Responding to a question about whether the company plans to make a change and begin disclosing a precise DAU figure beyond just a percentage change, Twitter CFO Ned Segal said the company "carefully weigh[s] what we share" and "we have a high bar for making changes and an even higher bar for making changes inside of the year to make sure that you all are able to compare things from one period to another." Segal said the absolute number of MAU gives a sense for a number that's higher up in the funnel and "giving you the percentage growth for DAU gives you a sense for our trajectory in driving usage of Twitter as a daily utility...and so we'll continue to do that."
Italian, British, and American engineers explore the peculiar features of modeling and control of vehicles that are ridden not driven, and that are expected to increase both in absolute number and as a proportion of traffic due to urban congestion, environmental concerns and controls, and petroleum depletion.
But, adjusted for seasonal factors, the rate remained steady at 6.8 percent and the absolute number of jobless rose slightly over August.
Definitely, the absolute number of exports to the United States will be decreasing.'
AaHu Jintao, President of China, committed his country to reducing carbon emissions, but he qualified his commitment, saying that the size of the cuts would depend on the growth of his nation's economy, rather than an absolute number. Mr.
In developed countries, interest in cutaneous aging is in large part the result of a progressive, dramatic rise over the past century in the absolute number and proportion of the population who are elderly.
Following an increased use of elective single-embryo transfer (eSET) in the last 3 years of the study period (about 70% of IVF cycles are now eSETs), the absolute number of multiple births was more than halved, from its maximum level of about 400 in 2001 to about 200 in 2005.
adult participation in the arts; (2) The absolute number of literary readers has grown significantly; (3) The new growth in readership reverses two decades of downward trends; (4) Literary reading has increased most rapidly among the youngest adults; (5) Adults in most age groups have shown gains in literary reading; (6) Literary reading has risen among whites, African Americans, and Hispanics; (7) For the first time in the survey's history, literary reading has increased among both men and women; (8) Literary reading rates have grown or held steady for adults of all education levels; (9) Greater reading of fiction is responsible for the new growth in adult literary readers; (10) Book-readers have grown in absolute numbers but declined slightly as a percentage of the U.S.
Despite the strong growth recorded in 2004, the absolute number of passengers travelling between the EU and the US has not yet returned to the level recorded in 2000, the last full calendar year prior to the 11 September 2001 terrorist attack in New York.
The team considered two measures of symptoms: the absolute number and the presence of 10 or more.
But the much larger populations of developing countries results in a considerably larger absolute number of individuals affected.
"It would be a breach of confidence to tell you who they are, or were, but suffice to say one of them at least is currently an absolute number one personality in English football."