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count

1
1. the act of counting or reckoning
2. the number reached by counting; sum
3. Law a paragraph in an indictment containing a distinct and separate charge
4. Physics the total number of photons or ionized particles detected by a counter
5. Boxing Wrestling the act of telling off a number of seconds by the referee, as when a boxer has been knocked down or a wrestler pinned by his opponent
6. out for the count Boxing knocked out and unable to continue after a count of ten by the referee
7. take the count Boxing to be unable to continue after a count of ten

count

2
1. a nobleman in any of various European countries having a rank corresponding to that of a British earl
2. any of various officials in the late Roman Empire and under various Germanic kings in the early Middle Ages
3. a man who has received an honour (papal knighthood) from the Pope in recognition of good deeds, achievements, etc.

Count

 

(Russian, graf; from German Graf), in Western Europe during the early Middle Ages, a royal servitor. Beginning in the second half of the sixth century, a count in the Frankish state possessed his own district—the county—with judicial, administrative, and military authority. Gradually the post of count became hereditary. In the period of feudal disintegration, the count was a feudal sovereign; then, at the end of this period, he became a high aristocrat. The title of count is maintained to this day in most European countries with a monarchical form of government.

In Russia the title of graf was introduced in the 18th century by Peter I and was abolished in 1917.

count

[kau̇nt]
(aerospace engineering)
To proceed from one point to another in a countdown or plus count, normally by calling a number to signify the point reached.
To proceed in a countdown, for example, T minus 90 and counting.
(chemistry)
An ionizing event.
(design engineering)
The number of openings per linear inch in a wire cloth.
(mathematics)
To name a set of consecutive positive integers in order of size, usually starting with 1.
To associate consecutive positive integers, starting with 1, with the members of a finite set in order to determine the cardinal number of the set.
(nucleonics)
A single response of the counting system in a radiation counter.
The total number of events indicated by a counter.
(textiles)
The number of warp and filling threads per square inch of fabric.

count

In wire cloth, the number of openings per linear inch.
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I had my own inferences to draw, from what I knew through the housekeeper and from what I saw before me, and I did not choose to share them with Count Fosco.
A 14-year-old boy from Aberdare, charged with five counts of conspiring to produce cannabis and one count of conspiring to supply a Class B drug.
8) Abdulhamid Minoyee, 34, of Gainsbrough Grove, Newcastle: One count of rape, one count of sexual assault, one count of supplying drugs.
For February 2017, the average US rig count was 744, an escalation of 61 from the 683 counted in January 2017 and 212 from the 532 counted in February 2016, respectively.
rig count for September 2016 was 509, up 28 from the 481 counted in August 2016, and down 339 from the 848 counted in September 2015.
A total of 1,327 counts of graft and malversation await former officials of the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) for having been allegedly reimbursed excessive, extraordinary expenses for supposed meetings, entertainment and public relations activities amounting to nearly P13 million.
He also faces two counts of conspiracy to rape a girl under 16, one count of possession of extreme pornography, one count of possession of prohibited images and one count of possession of an indecent image of a child.
3 : to include in thinking about <Don't count Sunday as a work day.
Dismissed were a dozen counts of receiving stolen property worth more than $250, five counts of larceny of less than $250, a count of larceny over $250, and three counts of malicious destruction of property over $250.
Local participants were among roughly 50,000 worldwide who tallied birds for the Audubon Society's 107th Christmas Bird Count.
Not only was the PREP count inconsistent with itself--James K.