Arabic numerals

Arabic numerals
the characters 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, in general European use since the 12th century. See table under Roman numerals.
Also, Arabic figures.
[1840-50]

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  • Arabic numerals — numerical system used in most western nations (based on the numerals 1 2 3 4 etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Arabic numerals — /ˌærəbɪk ˈnjumərəlz/ (say .aruhbik nyoohmuhruhlz) plural noun the characters 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, in general Western use since the 12th century. Also, Arabic figures …   Australian English dictionary

  • Arabic numerals — Арабские цифры …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • arabic numerals —  Not cap …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Arabic numerals — Ar′abic nu′merals n. pl. the number symbols 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, in general European use since the 12th century Also called Ar′abic fig′ures. Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • Arabic numerals (disambiguation) — Arabic numerals may refer to one of the following:*Arabic numerals, the colloquial understanding of Arabic numerals in Western scripts. *Numerals in Arabic script *Abjad numerals, a kind of numerals popular in the Arabian world until the spread… …   Wikipedia

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