normal number


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normal number

[′nȯr·məl ′nəm·bər]
(mathematics)
A number whose expansion with respect to a given base (not necessarily 10) is such that all the digits occur with equal frequency, and all blocks of digits of the same length occur equally often.
References in classic literature ?
The fantail has thirty or even forty tail-feathers, instead of twelve or fourteen, the normal number in all members of the great pigeon family; and these feathers are kept expanded, and are carried so erect that in good birds the head and tail touch; the oil-gland is quite aborted.
Thomas Cook is preparing to take more than double the normal number of bookings this weekend.
In Australia's winter the H3N2 subtype, a strain of influenza A, triggered two and a half times the normal number of cases Public Health England said a sharp rise in flu was sparked by both A and B sub-types.
I want to explain that the name denotes more political meaning than just a normal number.
The meteor shower, caused by debris from the Swift-Tuttle comet, results in more than double the normal number of meteors appearing in the skies.
The Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board said: "This has been done to ensure the safety of our patients and the quality of care as we currently have a higher than normal number of staff absent due to sickness and colleagues who are working on restricted duties.
These lizards not only mated successfully but produced 47 eggs per year on average, about twice the normal number, Holleley says.
ANAC said it expected the airlines to return to their normal number of flights once the World Cup was over.
We now have six times the normal number of staff working on our dealing lines.
We are proceeding with the normal number of flights," he said.
Shrewsbury's games have produced a perfectly normal number of goals this season, as they did in other recent seasons, which were spent at a lower level in League Two.
However, the market is yet to receive the normal number of customers.