# ordinal

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- Definition of the adjective ordinal
- Definition of the noun ordinal
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## Definition of the adjective ordinal

What does ordinal mean as an attribute of a noun?

**adjective**

- of or relating to a taxonomic order
- example:
*family and***ordinal**names of animals and plants - lexical domain: Relational Adjectives (pertainyms)

- example:
- being or denoting a numerical order in a series
- examples:
**ordinal**numbers | held an**ordinal**rank of seventh - antonym: cardinal
- similar: zero; zeroth; 1st / first; 2d / 2nd / second; 3rd / tertiary / third; 4th / fourth / quaternary; 5th / fifth; 6th / sixth; 7th / seventh; 8th / eighth; 9th / ninth; 10th / tenth; 11th / eleventh; 12th / twelfth; 13th / thirteenth; 14th / fourteenth; 15th / fifteenth; 16th / sixteenth; 17th / seventeenth; 18th / eighteenth; 19th / nineteenth; umpteenth / umptieth / umteenth; 20th / twentieth; 21st / twenty-first; 22nd / twenty-second; 23rd / twenty-third; 24th / twenty-fourth; 25th / twenty-fifth; 26th / twenty-sixth; 27th / twenty-seventh; 28th / twenty-eighth; 29th / twenty-ninth; 30th / thirtieth; 31st / thirty-first; 32nd / thirty-second; 33rd / thirty-third; 34th / thirty-fourth; 35th / thirty-fifth; 36th / thirty-sixth; 37th / thirty-seventh; 38th / thirty-eighth; 39th / thirty-ninth; 40th / fortieth; 41st / forty-first; 42nd / forty-second; 43rd / forty-third; 44th / forty-fourth; 45th / forty-fifth; 46th / forty-sixth; 47th / forty-seventh; 48th / forty-eighth; 49th / forty-ninth; 50th / fiftieth; 55th / fifty-fifth; 60th / sixtieth; 64th / sixty-fourth; 65th / sixty-fifth; 70th / seventieth; 75th / seventy-fifth; 80th / eightieth; 85th / eighty-fifth; 90th / ninetieth; 95th / ninety-fifth; 100th / centesimal / hundredth; 101st / hundred-and-first; 105th / hundred-and-fifth; 110th / hundred-and-tenth; 115th / hundred-and-fifteenth; 120th / hundred-and-twentieth; 125th / hundred-and-twenty-fifth; 130th / hundred-and-thirtieth; 135th / hundred-and-thirty-fifth; 140th / hundred-and-fortieth; 145th / hundred-and-forty-fifth; 150th / hundred-and-fiftieth; 155th / hundred-and-fifty-fifth; 160th / hundred-and-sixtieth; 165th / hundred-and-sixty-fifth; 170th / hundred-and-seventieth; 175th / hundred-and-seventy-fifth; 180th / hundred-and-eightieth; 190th / hundred-and-ninetieth; 200th / two-hundredth; 300th / three-hundredth; 400th / four-hundredth; 500th / five-hundredth; 1000th / thousandth; millionth; billionth; trillionth; quadrillionth; quintillionth; n-th / nth

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### Alternative definition of the adjective ordinal

**adjective**

## Definition of the noun ordinal

What does ordinal mean as a name of something?

**noun** - plural:

- ordinal: ordinals
- Ordinal: Ordinals

- the number designating place in an ordered sequence
- lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
- synonyms of ordinal: no. / ordinal number
- more generic word: number = a concept of quantity involving zero and units
- more specific terms: number one / number 1 / first = the first element in a countable series

### Alternative definition of the noun ordinal

**noun**

- An ordinal number such as first, second and third.

## Phrases with ordinal

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## Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for ordinal

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### United Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

**ORDINAL**. result followed. But, in the mean time, 1808, Apr. 26, a new Order in
Council was issued, limiting the blockade to France, Holland, a part of Germany,
and n. Italy; and the order condemning vessels which had certificates of origin on
...

### Badiou Dictionary (2015)

by Steven Corcoran

stable, transitive **ordinal** sets provides an account of the one and only operation
on which set theory relies, namely belonging. Belonging can thus be understood
as implying a relation of order. This should already clarify why, for Badiou, ...

### International Encyclopedia of Political Science (2011)

by Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser, Leonardo Morlino

nominal, **ordinal**, interval
, and ratio. Nominal measures simply classify members based on particular
attributes. These must be mutually exclusive and exhaustive. For example,
gender is ...

### Encyclopedia of Survey Research Methods (2008)

by Paul J. Lavrakas

**Ordinal** variables are variables
for which the ...

### Dictionary of Classical and Theoretical Mathematics (2001)

by Catherine Cavagnaro, William T. Haight, II

Compare with limit cardinal, successor **ordinal**. successor of a cardinal If K is a
cardinal, the cardinal successor of K, denoted by K+, is the least cardinal that is
greater than K . For example, 3+ = 4 and tfj = KI . Compare with successor of an ...

### Companion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences (2003)

by I. Grattan-Guinness

According to him, on the one hand, a form of the Burali-Forti paradox involved
contradictory theorems by Cantor and Cesare Burali-Forti on the comparability of
transfinite **ordinal** numbers. On the other hand, in the same paragraph (Russell ...

### Encyclopedia of Biometrics (2009)

I - Z. by Stan Z. Li

**The orthogonal line ordinal** filter is defined as the comparison/difference of two
orthogonal line-like palmprint image regions. For each local region, three
oriented **ordinal** filters with 0, p=6 and p=3 are performed on it to obtain three bit
**ordinal** ...