Nondimensional number

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nondimensional number

A number with a value that is independent of the units of measurement.

Dimensionless numbers often arise from dimensional analysis and include common quantities such as the Reynolds number, Rossby number, Rayleigh number, Richardson number, etc.
See dimensionless group.

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