A symbol that is not a word and represents a number, such as the Arabic numerals 1, 2, 3 and the Roman numerals I, V, X, L. (noun)
A word or symbol representing a number. (noun)
Examples of word numeral
Each numeral is outlined by silvered disks of reflecting material, and floodlights play upon the figures to make them show up clearly at a distance.
Not to mention the fact that the site's example starts a sentence with a numeral, which is wrong.
V (KI) n, where the second occurrence of n indicates a numeral, that is, the combinator that represents n.
I was really excited about the bills, but then realized they looked strange -- on the bottom left corner of one of them the numeral was a '2' rather than a '50', and the upper left numeral was a '1'.
Although the numerals used by the Babylonians were cumbersome (due, per - haps, to the necessity of having to adapt them to the use of the stylus and baked clay media), their place value system in which the â€œvalueâ€ of a single digit depended on its position (â€œplaceâ€) within the numeral was the same as that used in the decimal system.