Nine vs Denotation - What's the difference?

nine | denotation |

As a verb nine

is they are.

As a noun denotation is

the act of denoting, or something (such as a symbol) that denotes.



(wikipedia nine)


  • (cardinal) A numerical value equal to ; the number occurring after eight and before ten.
  • A cat has nine lives.
  • Describing a set or group with nine components.
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    (en noun)
  • The digit or figure .
  • (card games) A playing card with nine pips.
  • (weaponry) A nine-millimeter semi-automatic pistol.
  • (computing, engineering, usually in plural) A statistical unit of proportion (of reliability, purity, etc.).
  • They guaranteed that our Web site would have 99.99% uptime, or four nines .
  • (label) A baseball club, a baseball team (composed of nine players).
  • * 1877, Chicago Times, July 8, 1877:Peter Morris,
  • A Game of Inches: The Stories Behind the Innovations That Shaped Baseball, 15.1.3 Rain Checks, pp. 411–412
  • *:The St. Louis club is the only nine in the league which gives its patrons the right to see a full game or no pay.
  • Synonyms

    * (Roman numerals): (l)

    Coordinate terms

    * Previous : eight () * Next : ten ()

    Derived terms

    * cloud nine * dressed to the nines * on cloud nine * the whole nine yards

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    (en noun)
  • The act of denoting, or something (such as a symbol) that denotes
  • (logic, linguistics, semiotics) The primary, literal, or explicit meaning of a word, phrase, or symbol; that which a word denotes, as contrasted with its connotation; the aggregate or set of objects of which a word may be predicated.
  • The denotations of the two expressions "the morning star" and "the evening star" are the same (i.e. both expressions denote the planet Venus), but their connotations are different.
  • (philosophy, logic) The intension and extension of a word
  • (semantics) Something signified or referred to; a particular meaning of a symbol
  • (semiotics) The surface or literal meaning encoded to a signifier, and the definition most likely to appear in a dictionary
  • (computer science) Any mathematical object which describes the meanings of expressions from the languages, formalized in the theory of denotational semantics
  • (media-studies) A first level of analysis: what the audience can visually see on a page. Denotation often refers to something literal, and avoids being a metaphor.
  • Derived terms

    * denotative




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