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or·di·nal

 (ôr′dn-əl)
adj.
1. Being of a specified position in a numbered series: an ordinal rank of seventh.
2. Of or relating to a taxonomic order.
n.
1. An ordinal number.
2. Ecclesiastical
a. A book of instructions for daily services.
b. A book of forms for ordination.

[Middle English ordinel, orderly, regular, from Late Latin ōrdinālis, ordinal, from Latin ōrdō, ōrdin-, order; see ar- in Indo-European roots. N., sense 2, from Middle English, from Medieval Latin ōrdināle, from Late Latin, neuter sing. of ōrdinālis, ordinal.]

ordinal

(ˈɔːdɪnəl)
adj
1. (Mathematics) denoting a certain position in a sequence of numbers
2. (Biology) of, relating to, or characteristic of an order in biological classification
n
3. (Mathematics) short for ordinal number
4. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a book containing the forms of services for the ordination of ministers
5. (Roman Catholic Church) RC Church a service book
[C14: (in the sense: orderly): from Late Latin ordinalis denoting order or place in a series, from Latin ordō order]

or•di•nal1

(ˈɔr dn əl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to an order, as of animals or plants.
2. of or pertaining to order, rank, or position in a series.
n.
3. an ordinal number or numeral.
[1590–1600; < Late Latin ōrdinālis in order]
or′di•nal•ly, adv.

or•di•nal2

(ˈɔr dn əl)

n.
1. a directory of ecclesiastical services.
2. a book containing the forms for the ordination of priests, consecration of bishops, etc.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin ōrdinālis. See ordinal1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ordinal - the number designating place in an ordered sequenceordinal - the number designating place in an ordered sequence
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
number 1, first, number one - the first element in a countable series; "the first of the month"
Adj.1.ordinal - of or relating to a taxonomic order; "family and ordinal names of animals and plants"
2.ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Translations
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kelintiniai skaitvardžiai
kārtas skaitlis
sıra sayılar

ordinal

[ˈɔːdɪnl]
A. ADJordinal
ordinal numbernúmero m ordinal
B. Nordinal m

ordinal

[ˈɔːrdɪnəl] nordinal mordinal number nnombre m ordinal

ordinal

(Math)
adjOrdnungs-, Ordinal-
nOrdnungs- or Ordinalzahl f, → Ordinale f (spec)

ordinal

[ˈɔːdɪnl]
1. adj (number) → ordinale
2. n(numero) ordinale m

ordinal

(ˈoːdinl) : ordinal numbers
the numbers which show order in a series ie first, second, third etc.

see also cardinal.
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