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Indicating the position of something in a list or sequence. Abbreviations: ''No'' or ''No.'', ''no'' or ''no.'' (in each case, sometimes written with a superscript "o", like Nº or &x2116;). The symbol "" is also used in this manner.
(quote-journal)|title=The new masters and commanders|passage=From the ground, Colombo’s port does not look like much.(..) But viewed from high up in one of the growing number of skyscrapers in Sri Lanka’s capital, it is clear that something extraordinary is happening: China is creating a shipping hub just 200 miles from India’s southern tip.
(RQ:Bacon Of Kingdoms and Estate)
- Number itself importeth not much in armies where the people are of weak courage.
2001, E. Forrest Hein, ''The Ruach Project,'' Xulon Press, page 86:
- “... I wonder if you could get hold of him and have him call me here at Interior. I’m in my office, do you have my number?”
2007, Lindsey Nicole Isham, ''No Sex in the City: One Virgin's Confessions on Love, Lust, Dating, and Waiting,'' Kregel Publications, page 111:
- When I agreed to go surfing with him he said, “Great, can I have your number?” Well, I don’t give my number to guys I don’t know.
2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)
- Marsha's work number is 555-8986.
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1968, Janet Burroway, ''The dancer from the dance: a novel,'' Little, Brown, page 40:
- I laughed. "Don't doubt that. She's a saucy little number."
1988, (w), ''Serenissima,'' Dell, page 214:
- "Signorina Jessica," says the maid, a saucy little number, "your father has gone to his prayers and demands that you come to the synagogue at once ..."
2005, Denise A. Agnew, Kate Hill & Arianna Hart, ''By Honor Bound,'' Ellora's Cave Publishing, page 207:
- He had to focus on the mission, staying alive and getting out, not on the sexy number rubbing up against him.
2007, Cesca Martin, ''Agony Angel: So You Think You've Got Problems...,'' Troubador Publishing Ltd, page 134:
- The trouble was I was wearing my backless glittering number from the night before underneath, so unless I could persuade the office it was National Fancy Dress Day I was doomed to sweat profusely in bottle blue.
2007, Lorelei James, ''Running with the Devil,'' Samhain Publishing, Ltd, page 46:
- "I doubt the sexy number you wore earlier tonight fell from the sky."
2009, (w), ''Inherent Vice'', Vintage 2010, page 12:
- Back at his place again, Doc rolled a number, put on a late movie, found an old T-shirt, and sat tearing it up into short strips (..)
''the latest number of a magazine''
A large amount, in contrast to a smaller amount; numerical preponderance.
1980, May 10, Al King "Braves travel to New England with reputation", ''The Indiana Gazette''
- Despite last week's woes, the Braves still sport numbers that would make Christie Brinkley blush.
A large amount of damage
''Number the baskets so that we can find them easily.''
''I don’t know how many books are in the library, but they must number in the thousands.''