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 (no͞o-mĕr′ĭ-kəl, nyo͞o-) also nu·mer·ic (-mĕr′ĭk)
1. Of or relating to a number or series of numbers: numerical order.
2. Designating number or a number: a numerical symbol.
3. Expressed in or counted by numbers: numerical strength.

[From Latin numerus, number; see number.]

nu·mer′i·cal·ly adv.


(njuːˈmɛrɪkəl) or


1. of, relating to, or denoting a number or numbers
2. measured or expressed in numbers: numerical value.
3. (Mathematics) maths
a. containing or using constants, coefficients, terms, or elements represented by numbers: 3x2 + 4y = 2 is a numerical equation. Compare literal6
b. another word for absolute11a
nuˈmerically adv


(nuˈmɛr ɪ kəl, nyu-)

also nu•mer′ic,

1. of or pertaining to numbers; of the nature of a number.
2. indicating a number, as a symbol.
3. bearing or designated by a number.
4. expressed in numbers: numerical equations.
5. noting or pertaining to skill at working with numbers.
[1615–25; < Latin numer(us) number + -ical]
nu•mer′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.numerical - measured or expressed in numbers; "numerical value"; "the numerical superiority of the enemy"
quantitative - expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement; "export wheat without quantitative limitations"; "quantitative analysis determines the amounts and proportions of the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture"
2.numerical - of or relating to or denoting numbers; "a numeral adjective"
3.numerical - relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbersnumerical - relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers; "tests for rating numerical aptitude"; "a mathematical whiz"
verbal - relating to or having facility in the use of words; "a good poet is a verbal artist"; "a merely verbal writer who sacrifices content to sound"; "verbal aptitude"
عَدَدي، خاص بالأعْداد
tölu-, talna-


[njuːˈmerɪkəl] ADJnumérico
in numerical orderpor orden numérico


[njuːˈmɛrɪkəl] adj
[value] → numérique; [superiority] → numérique
to have a numerical advantage → avoir l'avantage du nombre
in numerical order → par ordre numérique


adj equation, order, datanumerisch; superiorityzahlenmäßig; numerical symbolsZahlensymbole pl; numerical valueZahlenwert m


[njuːˈmɛrɪkl] adjnumerico/a
in numerical order → in ordine numerico


(ˈnjuːmərəl) noun
a figure used to express a number. 1, 10, 50 are Arabic numerals; I, X, L are Roman numerals.
nuˈmerical (-ˈme-) adjective
of, using or consisting of numbers. a numerical code.
nuˈmerically adverb
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Articles on regional identity include studies of Picardy, Lille, the Nord-du-Calais and semi-speakers in an obsolescent dialect community, and those on social identity include choices of the formal and the familiar in address, insults and numerical nomenclature.

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