compound number


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compound number

[′käm‚pau̇nd ′nəm·bər]
(mathematics)
A quantity which is expressed as the sum of two or more quantities in terms of different units, for example, 3 feet 10 inches, or 2 pounds 5 ounces.
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After mixing, all stocks were tested staticqustillially by compound number with the MDR at 0.2 degree arc in multiple rapeat runs at 190*C.
The production schedule is made up of stored compound numbers (mix sequences) followed by the number of batches to be produced with that sequence.
Using the new command, searchers will now be able to automatically transfer up to 5,000 compound numbers retrieved from a bibliographic search of WPIL or PHARM directly to WPIM or MPHARM.
Hyphens are the short lines used within single words to form compound numbers, such as "thirty-three" or "ninety-one," and with the prefixes all-, ex-, and self-, for example, "ex-boyfriend" or "self-esteem." Hyphens are also used with compound adjectives, that is, adjectives that are modified by an adverb and directly precede a noun.
Working with compound numbers and fractions, multiplying and dividing them, Mr.
While initial combinatorial approaches aimed to create libraries with maximal compound numbers, recent work has been focused on generating more targeted libraries as part of the lead optimization process.
The Derwent mounting on Delphion for the first time gives nonsubscribers access to the "deep indexing" (manual codes, chemical codes, polymer indexing, ring index numbers, compound numbers, and Derwent registry numbers).
The previous rigid design did not allow adequate space or fields for some of the data items, such as the compound numbers, experiment numbers, lot numbers, etc.