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concrete number

noun, Arithmetic
1.
a number that relates to a particular object or thing.
Origin of concrete number
1585-1595
1585-95
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  • The terms, therefore, abstract and concrete number, have long since ceased to be used by thinking people.

    The Psychology of Arithmetic Edward L. Thorndike
  • Density of a substance is a concrete number, as 2.7 grams per ccm.

    Physics Willis Eugene Tower
British Dictionary definitions for concrete number

concrete number

noun
1.
a number referring to a particular object or objects, as in three dogs, ten men
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Word Value for concrete

12
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