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The signification of sixteen, is wholly, for sixteen has a similar signification to eight, because multiplied numbers signify the like as do their factors (AC 5291, 5335, 5708, 7973); that eight denotes what is full, and in every way, was shown just above (AC 9659); thus it also denotes wholly.

from AC 9660

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