combinatorial

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adjective com·bi·na·to·ri·al \ˌkäm-bə-nə-ˈtȯr-ē-əl, kəm-ˌbī-nə-, -(ˌ)bi-\

Definition of combinatorial

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or involving combinations

  2. 2 :  of or relating to the arrangement of, operation on, and selection of discrete mathematical elements belonging to finite sets or making up geometric configurations

combinatorially

play \ˌkäm-bə-nə-ˈtȯr-ē-ə-lē, kəm-ˌbī-nə-, -(ˌ)bi-\ adverb

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