Pronunciation: (nOO"mu-rā'shun, nyOO"-), [key]
1. an act or instance of or the process or result of numbering or counting.
2. the process or a method of reckoning or calculating.
3. the act, art, or method of expressing or reading off numbers set down in numerals, esp. those written decimally.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.