numerical
nu·mer·i·cal- of, or having the nature of, number
- in or by numbers
- denoting (a) number
- expressed by numbers, not by letters
- Math. designating or of value regardless of sign: the numerical value of –3 is 3
numerical
also nu·mer·ic
adjective
- Of or relating to a number or series of numbers: numerical order.
- Designating number or a number: a numerical symbol.
- Expressed in or counted by numbers: numerical strength.
Origin of numerical
From Latin numerus number ; see number .Related Forms:
- nu·mer′i·cal·ly
adverb