**Nu"mer*al** (?), a. [L. *numeralis*, fr. *numerus* number: cf. F. *num'eral*. See Number, n.]

**1.**

Of or pertaining to number; consisting of number or numerals.

A long train of **numeral** progressions.
*Locke.*

**2.**

Expressing number; representing number; as, **numeral** letters or characters, as X or 10 for ten.

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**Nu"mer*al**, n.

**1.**

A figure or character used to express a number; as, the Arabic **numerals**, 1, 2, 3, etc.; the Roman **numerals**, I, V, X, L, etc.

**2.**

A word expressing a number.

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