999 (number)

Number|number = 999

range = 0-1000
cardinal = Nine hundred [and] ninety-nine
ordinal = th
ordinal text = Nine hundred [and] ninety-ninth
numeral =
factorization = 3^3 cdot 37
prime =
divisor = 1, 3, 9, 27, 37, 111, 333, 999
roman = CMXCIX
unicode =
greek prefix =
latin prefix =
bin = 1111100111
oct = 1747
duo = 6B3
hex = 3E7
misc =

Nine hundred and ninety-nine is the natural number following nine hundred ninety-eight and preceding one thousand. 999 is a Harshad number and a Kaprekar number.

Nine hundred and ninety-nine is also:

* The largest 3 digit whole number in base 10.
* 999, the telephone number for the emergency services in the United Kingdom, The Republic of Ireland, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia, the UAE, Poland and others.
* 999 (band), a London punk band active during the 1970s
* At Disneyland's Haunted Mansion, the number of "happy haunts here, but there's room for a thousand. Any volunteers?"
* When a digital camera creates folder 999 in the DCIM folder, it announces a CF error and a new card must be loaded.
* "Triple Nine" is a television drama from Singapore.
* The Triple Nine Society is a high IQ society for the top tenth of one percent of the population.
* The number of J.R. "Bob" Dobbs is 999 (along with 606 and 13013). 333 is the number of ,,oBo,, the anti-"Bob".
* The nickname for the [http://www.999eyes.com/ 999 Eyes of Endless Dream Carnival and Sideshow of the Damned]
* No. 999, the first steam locomotive in the United States to operate at faster than 100 mph.
* Ford 999, a pioneering 1902 racer named for the locomotive.
* Galaxy Express 999, a manga and anime created by Leiji Matsumoto.
* The secret number of [http://www.biomek.org/ The Death Dealers Clan] from Auto Assault PC game.
* Shri Gurudev Mahendranath (1911–1991) used the number 999 as a nickname, possibly in tribute to his friend Aleister Crowley, who used the number 666 in a similar manner.
* The area of Luxembourg, in square miles.
* 999 Directory [http://www.999.com.my/] , an information and contact number directory web site in Malaysia.
* "999" is a song from Keith Richards' 1992 album "Main Offender".
* A BBC television programme from the 1990s, re-enacting real life emergencies on the small screen.
* The last assigned number in the Dewey Decimal system for libraries, referencing the general history of extraterrestrial worlds
*It's a taunt from Age of Mythology. You can hear it in multiplayer when chatting "999". It sounds like dwarves singing the main theme from the Age of Empires series.

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 999 (emergency telephone number) — A sign on a beach in Whitstable, United Kingdom, advising readers to dial 999 in the event of an emergency 999 is an official emergency telephone number in a number of countries which allows the caller to contact emergency services for urgent… …   Wikipedia

  • 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors — North American cover art. From the bottom center counterclockwise: Junpei, Akane/June, the 9th Man, Ace, Seven, Snake, Clover, Santa, and Lotus Developer(s) Chunsoft …   Wikipedia

  • 999 — [ ,naın naın naın ] in the U.K., the telephone number that you use in an emergency to call the police, the fire department, or an AMBULANCE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 999 (band) — Infobox musical artist Name = 999 Img capt = The picture cover of the 999 July 1977 single: I m Alive Img size = Background = group or band Origin = England Genre = Punk Years active = 1977 1982; 1983 1987; 1993 present Label = United Artists… …   Wikipedia

  • Number — For other uses, see Numbers (disambiguation). A number is a mathematical object used to count and measure. In mathematics, the definition of number has been extended over the years to include such numbers as zero, negative numbers, rational… …   Wikipedia

  • Number system — This article is about different sets of numbers. For different methods of expressing numbers with symbols, see numeral system. In mathematics, a number system is a set of numbers, (in the broadest sense of the word), together with one or more… …   Wikipedia

  • 999-9999 — Infobox Film name = 999 9999 caption = The Thai movie poster. director = Peter Manus producer = Prachya Pinkaew writer = Peter Manus Nuttiya Sirakornwilai narrator = starring = Sririta Jensen Julachak Jakrapong Paula Taylor music = Wild At Heart… …   Wikipedia

  • 999 (альбом) — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. 999 (значения). 999 …   Википедия

  • 999 (число) — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. 999 (значения). 999 девятьсот девяносто девять 996 · 997 · 998 · 999 · 1000 · 1001 · 1002 Факторизация: 33×37 Римская запись: CMXCIX Двоичное: 1111100111 Восьмеричное: 1747 Шестнадцатерич …   Википедия

  • 999 (album) — Infobox Album Name = 999 Type = Studio album Artist = 999 Released = March, 1978 Recorded = Genre = Punk Length = 35:30 Label = United Artists Producer = Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|4|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.