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counting

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Word definitions for counting in dictionaries

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. the act of counting; "the counting continued for several hours" [syn: count , numeration , enumeration , reckoning , tally ]

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Counting is the action of finding the number of elements of a finite set of objects. The traditional way of counting consists of continually increasing a (mental or spoken) counter by a unit for every element of the set, in some order, while marking (or ...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. A count; the act by which something is counted. vb. (present participle of count English)

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Count \Count\ (kount), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Counted ; p. pr. & vb. n. Counting .] [OF. conter, and later (etymological spelling) compter, in modern French thus distinguished; conter to relate (cf. Recount , Account ), compter to count; fr. L. computuare ...

Usage examples of counting.

Counting ten days more we reach 11 Ahau, the last day of the line given above.

All the other clerks in the chamber peered awestricken over their counting desks at what must have been a first-ever occurrence.

So Longarm was counting flies on some horse apples by what might have been a kiva, filled in and almost totally erased by the rare floodwaters of many a year, when the famous badman Poison Welles came over to join him, holding a fresh but empty tin can.

Highway Patrolmen, Governor Barnett could now field more than 1,000 armed men, not counting local police and civilian volunteers.

So, counting the days until Beauvais would return, he plunged into his work.

His exit guide listed only two such facilities on or near the Beltway, not counting trucking terminals.

Pechenegs and Bogomils in numbers beyond counting, tribe upon tribe, whole barbarian nations rising to the slaughter of the empire.

Indian astronomers realized that they could record the number of counters in each column of the counting board using their Brahmi numerals.

Dr Ramis pulled out his watch, a beautiful Breguet with a centre seconds hand, and they both sat gravely counting.

Andrew was still counting upon a telephone call from Jerry Bodwin, to bring the announcement that Fanchon Callier had returned.

Though Lydia had always remained mute about his reasons for calling, Alistair had usually left counting his new assets or else striding irately out berating her so-called closefisted stinginess, which he had done at the conclusion of his last visit.

And second, by not saying anything about the equal-protection clauseindeed, by explicitly denying review of the Bush claim that a manual recount employing different standards for counting questionable ballots denied him equal protection the per curiam implied that the justices did not think that the use of such different standards created an equal-protection problem.

Which was probably what genie-man had been counting on, her defenselessness and isolation.

His most anxious works, though, prefer the denumerably infinite -- that is, the prospect of counting forever, meeting infinity by exhaustion.

Beneath this was the statement: A denumerably infinite set is one that can be put in a 1-1 correspondence with the set of counting numbers.