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

 

numerical

 adjective
adjective
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 Origin early 17th cent.: from medieval Latin numericus (from Latin numerus ‘a number’) + -al.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: numerical