what is difference between enumeration and numbering
From Middle French énumération.
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
enumeration (plural enumerations)
- The act of enumerating, making separate mention, or recounting.
- Synonyms: numbering, telling; see also Thesaurus:counting
- A detailed account, in which each thing is specially noticed.
- A recapitulation, in the peroration, of the heads of an argument.
- (programming) A data type that allows variables to have any of a predefined set of values.
- Synonym: enum
- 2010, Robert W. Sebesta, Concepts of Programming Languages, Addison-Wesley Longman, page 261:
- In Ada, enumeration literals are allowed to appear in more than one declaration in the same referencing environment.
From Middle English noumbringe; equivalent to number + -ing.
numbering (countable and uncountable, plural numberings)
- A sequence of numbers indicating order or otherwise used for identification.
- The action of creating or assigning such a sequence for identification.
- The action of counting or ordering with numbers.
- (action of counting or ordering with numbers): enumeration, telling; see also Thesaurus:counting
- present participle of number