Meaning of NUMBERS
Pronunciation:   'numburz



Matching Terms:   number, number 1, number agreement, number cruncher, number crunching, number one, number one wood, number representation system, number sign, number system, number theorist, numberer, numberful, numbering, numbering of the people, numberless, numberous, numberplate, numbers game, numbers pool, numbers racket, numbers, book of

Computing Dictionary 

 Definition:   (Scientific computation) Output from a computation that may not be significant but at least indicates that the program is running. Numbers may be used to placate management, grant sponsors, etc. "Making numbers" means running a program because output  any output, not necessarily meaningful output  is needed as a demonstration of progress. See pretty pictures, mathout, social science number. [jargon file] 

Thesaurus Terms 

 Related Terms:   a mass of, a world of, accent, accentuation, Alexandrine, algorism, algorithm, alliterative meter, amount, amphibrach, amphimacer, amplitude, anacrusis, anapest, antispast, applied mathematics, army, arsis, bacchius, beat, bevy, bingo, bulk, bunch, cadence, caesura, card games, catalexis, chloriamb, chloriambus, chuck and toss, chuck farthing, chuckaluck, cloud, clutter, colon, counterpoint, covey, crackloo, crap game, crap shooting, craps, cretic, dactyl, dactylic hexameter, diaeresis, dimeter, dipody, dochmiac, elegiac, elegiac couplet, elegiac pentameter, emphasis, epitrite, extent, fantan, feminine caesura, figures, flight, flock, flocks, foot, force, hail, hazard, heptameter, heptapody, heroic couplet, hexameter, hexapody, higher mathematics, hive, horse racing, host, iamb, iambic, iambic pentameter, ictus, ionic, jam, jingle, keno, large amount, legion, lilt, lots, lotto, magnitude, many, masculine caesura, mass, masses of, math, mathematic, mathematics, matter, measure, measurement, meter, metrical accent, metrical foot, metrical group, metrical pattern, metrical unit, metrics, metron, mob, molossus, mora, movement, muchness, multitude, nest, pack, paeon, pentameter, pentapody, period, pinball, pitch and toss, plurality, policy, proceleusmatic, prosodic pattern, prosody, pure mathematics, pyrrhic, quantitative meter, quantities, quantity, quantum, quite a few, rhythm, rouge et noir, roulette, rout, ruck, scanning, scansion, scores, shell game, shoal, spondee, sprung rhythm, Stabreim, strength, stress, substance, sum, swarm, sweepstake, sweepstakes, swing, syllabic meter, syzygy, tetrameter, tetrapody, tetraseme, the numbers, the numbers game, thesis, throng, tidy sum, trenteetquarante, tribrach, trimeter, tripody, triseme, trochee, vers libre, versification, whole, worlds of 
 

