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numeric

adjective nu·mer·ic \ nu̇-ˈmer-ik , nyu̇- \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of numeric

:numerical; especially :denoting a number or a system of numbers
  • a numeric code
  • a numeric sign

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First Known Use of numeric

circa 1828


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numeric

noun

Definition of numeric

Examples of numeric in a Sentence

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

Recent Examples of numeric from the Web

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First Known Use of numeric

1878

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NUMERIC Defined for English Language Learners

numeric

adjective

Definition of numeric for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to numbers



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