Definitions for relationalrɪˈleɪ ʃə nl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•la•tion•alrɪˈleɪ ʃə nl(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to relations.

  2. indicating or specifying some relation.

  3. (of a word) serving to indicate relations between elements in a sentence, as a preposition (contrasted with notional).

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. relational(adj)

    having a relation or being related


  1. relational(Adjective)

    Relating to relations.

  2. relational(Adjective)

    A database technology using tables and the principles set forth by Dr. Edgar F. Codd. (Contrary to popular notion, "relation" in this context refers to tables, and not linkages.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Relational(adj)

    having relation or kindred; related

  2. Relational(adj)

    indicating or specifying some relation


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