relational


re·la·tion·al

adjective \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\

Definition of RELATIONAL

1
:  of or relating to kinship
2
:  characterized or constituted by relations
3
:  having the function chiefly of indicating a relation of syntax <has is notional in he has luck, relational in he has gone>
4
:  relating to, using, or being a method of organizing data in a database so that it is perceived by the user as a set of tables
re·la·tion·al·ly adverb

First Known Use of RELATIONAL

1662

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