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(chemistry) a series of 15 radioactive elements with increasing atomic numbers from actinium to lawrencium | actinide series |

any of a series of radioactive elements with atomic numbers 89 through 103 | actinide , actinoid , actinon |

combine numbers | add |

machine that adds numbers | adder |

person who adds numbers | adder |

arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers | addition , plus , summation |

(mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose sum is zero; the additive inverse of -5 is +5 | additive inverse |

mathematical system using letters to figure out the relationship of numbers | algebra |

display that gives the information in the form of characters (numbers or letters) | alphanumeric display , digital display |

quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers | amount , sum , total |

dial showing numbers with hands | analog |

divination by means of numbers | arithmancy |

branch of mathematics dealing with numbers | arithmetic |

mathematical operation involving numbers | arithmetic operation |

any member of the standard code for representing characters by binary numbers | ASCII character |

principle that equal volumes of all gases (given the same temperature and pressure) contain equal numbers of molecules | Avogadro's hypothesis , Avogadro's law |

bass part written out in full and accompanied by numbers to indicate the chords to be played | basso continuo , continuo , figured bass , thorough bass |

battle in World War I (May 1918); the Germans tried to attack before the American numbers were too great to defeat; the tactical success of the Germans proved to be a strategic failure | battle of Soissons-Reims , battle of the Aisne , battle of the Chemin-des-Dames , Soissons |

game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards | beano , bingo , keno , lotto |

law used by auditors to identify fictitious populations of numbers; applies to any population of numbers derived from other numbers | Benford's law |

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