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number line
Word Origin
noun
,
Mathematics
1.
a straight line on which there is indicated a one-to-one correspondence between points on the line and the set of real numbers.
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Also called
real line
.
Origin of
number line
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1955-1960
1955-60
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British Dictionary definitions for
number-line
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number line
noun
1.
an infinite line on which points represent the real numbers
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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Difficulty index for
number line
Few English speakers likely know this word
Word Value for
number
10
14
Scrabble
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