### counting

- determine the number or amount of
- have weight; have import, carry weight
- name or recite the numbers
- put into a group
- have faith or confidence in

Counting is the action of finding the number of elements of a finite set of objects. The traditional way of counting consists of continually increasing a (mental or spoken) counter by a unit for every element of the set, in some order, while marking (or displacing) those elements to avoid visiting the same element more than once, until no unmarked...

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• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Count

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(from the article `animal learning`) ...array vary from trial to trial, in order to rule out the possibility that the animal is responding in terms of other features, such as differences ... In a collection (or set) of objects (or elements), the act of determining the number of objects present is called counting. The numbers thus obtain...

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(Lat. computare, to reckon, compute) The process of determining the number of a class of objects by establishing a one-to-one correspondence between the class in question and a portion of the class of natural numbers beginning with 1 and ordered in the usual way. -- A.C.B.

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*[music]* In music, counting is a system of regularly occurring sounds that serve to assist with the performance or audition of music by allowing the easy identification of the beat. Commonly, this involves verbally counting the beats in each measure as they occur. In addition to helping to normalize the time taken up by each beat, counting a...

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A technique of determining stylistic qualities of a piece of writing by counting the numbers of word

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verse memory aids for children learning how to count, such as 'One, two, buckle my shoe, / Three, four, open the door.'

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