Definition of numerator:
mathematics (part of speech: noun)
- cube root,
- differential calculus,
- square root,
- fraction (part of speech: noun)
The whole table being made out it will be found, of course, that the numerators of the fractions are the same in each case; that is, in this case, 16, 18, 24, 32, and so on as far as we choose to carry the multiplication of the numerator.- "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose.
- "Instruction for Using a Slide Rule", W. Stanley.