Definition of Hindu numeral
1. Noun. One of the symbols 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0.
Generic synonyms: Number, Numeral
Antonyms: Roman Numeral
Hindu Numeral Pictures
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hindu Numeral
Literary usage of Hindu numeral
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Hindu-Arabic Numerals by David Eugene Smith, Louis Charles Karpinski (1911)
"... so important as containing the earliest considerable Hindu numeral system connected with our own, is of sufficient interest to warrant reproducing part ..."
2. A Brief History of Mathematics by Karl Fink, Wooster Woodruff Beman, David Eugene Smith (1903)
"Arabs who besides the Hindu numeral-reckoning also employed a calculation by columns. The time from the eighth to the beginning of the fifteenth century ..."
3. Bulletin of the American Institute of Mining Engineers by American Institute of Mining Engineers (1913)
"... and, while the earliest date expressed in these Hindu numeral is 738 AD, there is sufficient proof of their employment as early *• the sixth century. ..."
4. History of the Indian Archipelago: Containing an Account of the Manners by John Crawfurd (1820)
"... of the east coast of the peninsula of India as accountants ; and, notwithstanding the knowledge which the Javanese have of the Hindu numeral characters, ..."
5. All about the "coconut Palm" (Cocos Nucifera): Including Practical by John Ferguson (1898)
"... its English name from a Hindu numeral. Lamp oil is made from the kernel of the ripe coconut, after it has been exposed to the sun on mats until it has ..."