positional

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

Definition of positional

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or fixed by position <positional astronomy>

  2. 2 :  involving little movement <positional warfare>

  3. 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>

positionally

adverb

1571

First Known Use of positional

1571


POSITIONAL Defined for English Language Learners

positional

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

Definition of positional for English Language Learners

  • : relating to the position of someone or something


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up positional? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an alert or lookout

Get Word of the Day daily email!