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Arabic numerals

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Any of the numerals 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. Arabic numerals reached western Europe (replacing Roman numerals) through Arabia by about ad 1200 but probably originated in India.

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Arabic numerals

Donald Fenna.

in A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 7 words.

I.e. Indo-Arabic numerals; see numerals.

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Arabic numerals

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 36 words.

any of the numerals 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. Arabic numerals reached western Europe (replacing Roman numerals) through Arabia by about ...

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Arabic numerals

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Any of the numerals 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. Arabic numerals reached western Europe (replacing Roman numerals) through Arabia by about ad 1200 but probably originated in India.

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Arabic numerals

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 108 words.

Originating from Hindu sources, Arabic numerals developed two variants, eastern and western (gobar), the latter marking the roots

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numerals, arabic and roman

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 283 words.

Arabic numerals are denoted by numeric characters (1, 2, 3, etc) and roman numerals by seven alphabetical letters: I=1, V=5,

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Arabic numeral

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 4 words.

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Arabic numeral

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 4 words.

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Indo-Arabic numerals

Donald Fenna.

in A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 4 words.

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Arabic numerals in propositional attitude sentences

M. J. Cresswell.

in Analysis

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy. 0 words.

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cipher

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 78 words.

A .(arith.) symbol by itself denoting ‘nothing’ XIV; nonentity; Arabic numeral XVI;

B .secret manner of writing; †hieroglyph

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herpes simplex virus

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 56 words.

Abbrev.: HSV An *alphaherpesvirus, strains of which can be differentiated as either type 1 or type 2 (Arabic numerals).

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CD

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 34 words.

Abbrev. for 1 compact disc. 2 Astron. Córdoba Durchmusterung (Star Catalogue): used, followed by an Arabic numeral, to designate a

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press figure

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 104 words.

A symbol in arabic numerals referring to a printing press or a pressman, found sporadically at the bottom of an

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Roman numeral

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 110 words.

Letter used by the ancient Romans and succeeding civilizations in Europe to represent numbers before the adoption of Arabic numerals.

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numeral

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 30 words.

Symbol used alone or in a group to denote a number. Arabic numerals are the 10 digits from 0 to

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decimal system

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 76 words.

Commonly used system of writing numbers using a base ten and the Arabic numerals 0 to 9. It is a

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parainfluenza virus

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 60 words.

(two words) Any of certain *paramyxoviruses. Most serovars are designated by an Arabic numeral, e.g. parainfluenza virus 2. There

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IL

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 25 words.

Abbrev. for interleukin used, always prefixed to an Arabic numeral, to designate individual interleukins; for example, IL-1, IL-2, etc.

IL-2R

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IS

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 50 words.

Genetics

Abbrev. for insertion sequence, a type of *transposon. Different insertion sequences are denoted by italic Arabic numerals, e.g.

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numeracy

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 88 words.

The 16th and 17th centuries saw a transformation in arithmetical calculation as Roman numerals were replaced by Arabic ones. The

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