odd number

odd number

[′äd ′nəm·bər]
(mathematics)
A natural number not divisible by 2.
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The two travelled all night, except when they were left, for odd numbers of minutes, at branch-places, up illimitable flights of steps, or down wells - which was the only variety of those branches - and, early in the morning, were turned out on a swamp, a mile or two from the town they sought.
Consequently, in accordance with his instructions, I staked a ten-gulden piece upon several odd numbers in the first twenty, and five ten-gulden pieces upon certain groups of numbers-groups of from twelve to eighteen, and from eighteen to twenty-four.
"You have got me a good many odd numbers of the less base society papers."
"No, I only remember it's on the odd number side of Dingle Lane," he declared.
Properties of move [C.sub.2]: When a (m,n) is at the even-odd or odd-even or even-even extremely end positions where m = even number and n = odd number or vice-versa or m = n = even number respectively, then each Kei or Yen has three possible moves.
This form has three quatrains, an odd number: the absence of a fourth quatrain implies a resistance to evenness is built into the form.
Monday being an odd number day, vehicles with only odd number plates were allowed to ply on the roads in the Capital.
"Six is an odd number, right?" I would ask my son as I am not very good at math.
Mum-of-two Amanda Bradshaw, 44, who lives at an odd number in neighbouring Walton Way, said: "We were burgled here seven years ago and couldn't get the police round straight away for love nor money.
The magician now directs the subject to cross out the letter B and to move an odd number of squares.
The British Universities American Football League kicked off last week but Huddersfield were not involved with there being an odd number of teams in the North Eastern Conference.
Everyone knows, each and every odd point at positive directional half line of the number axis expresses a positive odd number. Also infinite many a distance between two consecutive odd points at the positive directional half line equal one another.