Definition of numerical adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//njuːˈmerɪkl//
; NAmE NAmE//nuːˈmerɪkl//
(less frequent numeric
BrE BrE//njuːˈmerɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//nuːˈmerɪk//
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relating to numbers; expressed in numbers numerical data The results are expressed in descending numerical order. Word Originearly 17th cent.: from medieval Latin numericus (from Latin numerus ‘a number’) + -al.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: numerical