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Definitions for numerical
nuˈmɛr ɪ kəl, nyu-nu·mer·i·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. numeric, numerical(adj)

    measured or expressed in numbers

    "numerical value"; "the numerical superiority of the enemy"

  2. numeral, numerical, numeric(adj)

    of or relating to or denoting numbers

    "a numeral adjective"

  3. numerical, mathematical(adj)

    relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers

    "tests for rating numerical aptitude"; "a mathematical whiz"


  1. numerical(Adjective)

    of or pertaining to numbers

  2. Origin: From numeric + al

Webster Dictionary

  1. Numerical(noun)

    belonging to number; denoting number; consisting in numbers; expressed by numbers, and not letters; as, numerical characters; a numerical equation; a numerical statement

  2. Numerical(noun)

    the same in number; hence, identically the same; identical; as, the same numerical body

Editors Contribution

  1. numerical

    Of or pertaining to numbers.

    Time is numerical.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 22, 2020  

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How to say numerical in sign language?

  1. numerical


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of numerical in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of numerical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of numerical in a Sentence

  1. Daniel Clifton:

    He's basically going around and meeting with investors and trying to give them an analytical framework for how Washington and global politics works, these are people who are trained in finance. They're numerical people. They're interested in interest rates and cash flow and they're not attuned to this monster called Washington that could throw all that hard work out of the window.

  2. Franklin D. Roosevelt:

    The moment a mere numerical superiority by either states or voters in this country proceeds to ignore the needs and desires of the minority, and for their own selfish purpose or advancement, hamper or oppress that minority, or debar them in any way from equal privileges and equal rights -- that moment will mark the failure of our constitutional system.

  3. Howard H. Aiken:

    If it should turn out that the basic logics of a machine designed for the numerical solution of differential equations coincide with the logics of a machine intended to make bills for a department store, I would regard this as the most amazing coincidence I have ever encountered.

  4. Erik Bitmanis of Iversoft Solutions:

    Give the data and numbers a meaning outside of their numerical value, this is done by first knowing what your goals are and the KPIs that will have an impact on those goals.

  5. Dan Ferguson:

    I've been in this district for 35 years, and I can't remember a time when the numerical moisture values have been this low.

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