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Definition of "numerical" []

  • Of or relating to a number or series of numbers: numerical order. (adjective)
  • Designating number or a number: a numerical symbol. (adjective)
  • Expressed in or counted by numbers: numerical strength. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "numerical" in a sentence
  • "* Insert bugs into the computer programs of the European weather prediction model while accelerating advances in numerical weather prediction at NOAA, leaving no question that NOAA's GFS model is the new and permanent leader in global weather forecast models."
  • "He expects to draw with it, type in numerical data and be able to plug it into a projector to show at meetings."
  • "Even in numerical computer simulations and wind-tunnel testing, the presence of turbulence in a viscous fluid, and the scale-dependent nature of turbulence, entail that such representations of the real-world can be misleading."
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