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denominate number

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noun de·nom·i·nate number \di-ˌnä-mə-nət-\

Definition of denominate number

  1. :  a number (as 7 in 7 feet) that specifies a quantity in terms of a unit of measurement



Origin of denominate number

Latin denominatus


First Known Use: 1579


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