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numeric

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adjective nu·mer·ic \nu̇-ˈmer-ik, nyu̇-\

Simple Definition of numeric

  • : of or relating to numbers

Full Definition of numeric

  1. :  numerical; especially :  denoting a number or a system of numbers <a numeric code> <a numeric sign>

Circa 1828

First Known Use of numeric

circa 1828

Rhymes with numeric


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numeric

noun nu·mer·ic

Definition of numeric



Examples of numeric

  1. <in addition to the standard alphabetical letters and numerics, the keyboard features rows of special characters>



1879

First Known Use of numeric

1879



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