Meaning of “numerator” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “numerator” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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numeratornoun [ C ]

us /ˈnu·məˌreɪ·t̬ər/

mathematics a number above the line in a fraction (= a division of a whole number):

In the fraction , 3 is the numerator.

(Definition of “numerator” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)