enumeration vs numbering what difference

what is difference between enumeration and numbering

English

Etymology

From Middle French énumération.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

enumeration (plural enumerations)

  1. The act of enumerating, making separate mention, or recounting.
    Synonyms: numbering, telling; see also Thesaurus:counting
  2. A detailed account, in which each thing is specially noticed.
  3. A recapitulation, in the peroration, of the heads of an argument.
  4. (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.

Related terms

  • enumerate

Translations

Anagrams

  • mountaineer


English

Etymology

From Middle English noumbringe; equivalent to number +‎ -ing.

Noun

numbering (countable and uncountable, plural numberings)

  1. A sequence of numbers indicating order or otherwise used for identification.
  2. The action of creating or assigning such a sequence for identification.
  3. The action of counting or ordering with numbers.

Synonyms

  • (action of counting or ordering with numbers): enumeration, telling; see also Thesaurus:counting

Derived terms

  • autonumbering

Translations

Verb

numbering

  1. present participle of number

Anagrams

  • renumbing

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