Dictionary

positional

adjective po·si·tion·al \pə-ˈzi-sh(ə-)nəl\

: relating to the position of someone or something

Full Definition of POSITIONAL

1
:  of, relating to, or fixed by position <positional astronomy>
2
:  involving little movement <positional warfare>
3
:  dependent on position or environment or context <the front-articulated \k\ in \kē\ key and the back-articulated \k\ in \kül\ cool are positional variants>
po·si·tion·al·ly adverb

First Known Use of POSITIONAL

1571

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: positional notationPrevious Word in the Dictionary: position (verb)All Words Near: positional
April 27, 2015
savvy Hear it
to understand
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears