numerical: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (n-mer'i-kul, ny-), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to numbers; of the nature of a number.
  2. indicating a number: numerical symbols.
  3. bearing or designated by a number.
  4. expressed by numbers instead of letters: numerical cryptography; numerical equations.
  5. of or pertaining to one's skill at working with numbers, solving mathematical problems, etc.: tests for rating numerical aptitude.
  6. absolute (def. 12).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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