smallness of number

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  • Smallness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Smallness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 smallness smallness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 littleness littleness &c.(small size) 193 Sgm: N 1 tenuity tenuity Sgm: N 1 paucity paucity Sgm: N 1 fewness f …   English dictionary for students

  • smallness — small ► ADJECTIVE 1) of less than normal or usual size. 2) not great in amount, number, strength, or power. 3) not fully grown or developed; young. 4) insignificant; unimportant. 5) (of a business or its owner) operating on a modest scale. ► NOUN …   English terms dictionary

  • Algebraic number field — In mathematics, an algebraic number field (or simply number field) F is a finite (and hence algebraic) field extension of the field of rational numbers Q. Thus F is a field that contains Q and has finite dimension when considered as a vector… …   Wikipedia

  • Lepton number — In high energy physics, the lepton number is the number of leptons minus the number of antileptons.In equation form,::L = n {ell} n {overline{ellso all leptons have assigned a value of +1, antileptons −1, and non leptonic particles 0. Lepton… …   Wikipedia

  • paucity — noun Etymology: Middle English paucite, from Latin paucitat , paucitas, from paucus little more at few Date: 15th century 1. smallness of number ; fewness 2. smallness of quantity ; dearth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Fewness — Few ness, n. 1. The state of being few; smallness of number; paucity. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Brevity; conciseness. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paucity — Pau ci*ty, n. [L. paucitas, fr. paucus few, little: cf. F. paucit[ e] See {Few}.] 1. Fewness; smallness of number; scarcity. Hooker. [1913 Webster] Revelation denies it by the stern reserve, the paucity, and the incompleteness, of its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dearth — I noun absence, caritas, deficiency, destitution, exiguity, exiguousness, impoverishment, inadequacy, inadequateness, incompleteness, indigence, inopia, insufficiency, lack, leanness, littleness, meagerness, need, paucity, penuria, penury, pinch …   Law dictionary

  • paucity — n. smallness of number or quantity. Etymology: ME f. OF pauciteacute or f. L paucitas f. paucus few …   Useful english dictionary

  • small — smallness, n. /smawl/, adj., smaller, smallest, adv., smaller, smallest, n. adj. 1. of limited size; of comparatively restricted dimensions; not big; little: a small box. 2. slender, thin, or narrow: a small waist. 3. not large as compared with… …   Universalium

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