Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 22:51

subitize

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin subitus (sudden; unexpected) from the feeling of immediately knowing the number of items present.

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subitize (third-person singular simple present subitizes, present participle subitizing, simple past and past participle subitized)

  1. (transitive) to judge (the number of objects in a group) rapidly, accurately and confidently without counting them
  2. (intransitive) to have the ability of judging the number of objects in a group in this way

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