rule by the numerical majority of the population
Greek arithmos ‘number’
arithmocracy, ar-ith-mok′ras-i, n. a democracy of mere numbers.
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“rule by numerical majority,” 1850, from Greek arithmos “number, counting, amount” (see arithmetic) + -cracy. Related: Arithmocratic; arithmocratical.
noun a passion for numbers, counting; compulsive counting Word Origin Greek arithmos ‘number’ n. “compulsive desire to count objects and make calculations,” 1890, from French arithmomanie, from Greek arithmos “number, counting, amount” (see arithmetic) + French -manie (see mania). Related: Arithmomaniac.
noun one who counts compulsively Word Origin Greek arithmos ‘number’
died a.d. 336, Christian priest at Alexandria: founder of Arianism. Ancient name of . a river in NW Afghanistan, NE Iran, and S Turkmenistan, flowing W and then N to the Kara Kum desert. 700 miles (1126 km) long. Contemporary Examples Enraged by what Arius was saying, Nicholas grabbed Arius by the beard and punched […]
arity programming The number of arguments a function or operator takes. In some languages functions may have variable arity which sometimes means their last or only argument is actually a list of arguments. (1997-07-21)