Atomic Number (Z)

Science / Chemistry / Atomic Number (Z): The number of protons in an atomic nucleus. The atomic number and the element symbol are two alternate ways to label an element. In nuclide symbols, the atomic number is a leading subscript; for example, in 126C, the '6' is the atomic number.

Other Words for Number

Number Noun Synonyms: issue, edition, copy
Number Verb Synonyms: few, handful, crowd, slew, gang, bunch, party, bevy, covey, troop, company, platoon, swarm, horde, multitude, mob, host, army, mass, hundred, thousand, million, billion, several, many, numbers, legions, slew(s) or slue(s), loads
Number Adjective Synonyms: numeral, integer, figure, digit
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Number Of Days Of Inventory On Hand

Business / Accounting / Number Of Days Of Inventory On Hand: An alternative measure of how well inventory is being managed: computed by dividing 365 days by the inventory turnover ratio. MORE

Number Assignment Module (NAM)

Technology / Cell Phones / Number Assignment Module (NAM): The NAM is the electronic memory in the cellular phone that stores the telephone number and an electronic serial number. Phones with dual- or multi-NAM features offer users the option of registering t MORE

Number Of Days Sales In Receivables

Business / Accounting / Number Of Days Sales In Receivables: A measure of the average number of days it takes to collect a credit sale: computed by dividing 365 days by the accounts receivable turnover. MORE

Number Of Days Sales Invested In Working Capital

Business / Accounting / Number Of Days Sales Invested In Working Capital: An alternative measure of the amount of working capital used in generating the sales of a period: computed by dividing 365 days by the working capital turnover. MORE

Number Portability

Technology / Cell Phones / Number Portability: A term used to describe the capability of individuals, businesses and organizations to retain their existing telephone number(s) –– and the same quality of service –– when switching to a new l MORE

Number Pooling

Technology / Cell Phones / Number Pooling: Increasingly popular tactic for conserving phone numbers. Numbers are returned by all carriers to a central authority, which puts them in a pool, from which carriers receive numbers in lots of 1,000, MORE

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