Meaning of NUMERICAL in English


/ njuːˈmerɪkl; NAmE nuː-/ (also less frequent nu·mer·ic / -ɪk; NAmE /) adjective

relating to numbers; expressed in numbers :

numerical data

The results are expressed in descending numerical order .

►  nu·mer·ic·al·ly / -kli; NAmE / adverb :

to express the results numerically



early 17th cent.: from medieval Latin numericus (from Latin numerus a number) + -al .

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