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numerical

adjective nu·mer·i·cal \n-ˈmer-i-kəl, ny-\

: of or relating to numbers or a system of numbers

Full Definition of NUMERICAL

1
:  of or relating to numbers <the numerical superiority of the enemy>
2
:  expressed in or involving numbers or a number system <numerical standing in a class> <a numerical code>
nu·mer·i·cal·ly \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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Examples of NUMERICAL

  1. The files are organized according to a numerical system.
  2. The files are in numerical order.

Origin of NUMERICAL

Latin numerus
First Known Use: 1628

Rhymes with NUMERICAL

NUMERICALLY Defined for Kids

numerical

adjective nu·mer·i·cal \n-ˈmer-i-kəl, ny-\

Definition of NUMERICAL for Kids

:  of or relating to numbers :  stated in numbers <numerical order>
nu·mer·i·cal·ly adverb

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