<mathematics, computer programming, jargon> A variable typically used to stand for a number of objects.

Used unqualified in speech it suggests a large, undetermined number, e.g. "There were N bugs in that crock!", or a number implied by context, e.g. "Let's get pizza for N + 1".

(01 Nov 2006)

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The number of individuals assessed in an outcomes study.

(14 Jan 2009)

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