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
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This is a rematch between franchises and a reunion between positional rivals but something new entirely between the lines.
Positional-tracking headsets such as the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Sony PlayStation VR are all slated for release next year.
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Definition of positional for English Language Learners
: relating to the position of someone or something
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