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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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numericalnu‧mer‧i‧cal /njuːˈmerɪkəl $ nuː-/ ●○○ adjective  HMNexpressed or considered in numbers a numerical code The home team tried to utilize their numerical advantage (=the fact that they had more players than the other team). Make sure the files are organized in numerical order.numerically /-kli/ adverb
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numericalThe boys outpaced the girls in mechanical, verbal, and abstract reasoning, space relations, and numerical ability.The Democrats still held a numerical advantage.The drive towards numerical and managerial performance indicators has already been mentioned.It is a story of courage and of improvisation that made a nonsense of the enemy's numerical and material superiority.The values of these parameters permit characterization of the curves, and enable numerical comparisons to be made between samples.The mystery of Plato's Atlantis has been solved by recognition of this same numerical confusion.An increase in women's numerical representation is therefore given a biological or cultural, rather than an egalitarian, justification.This is not the case, as can be seen from Table 1, even in terms of simple numerical trend.One possible solution would be to represent the relative influences of each analyser as a set of numerical weightings.in numerical orderCopies of bills or invoices are usually filed in numerical order.The system may as well do it, and present the operator with each applicant within the vacancy in turn in numerical order.These lists are sorted in numerical order and delimited by square brackets.Starting in numerical order, each plane would climb to fifteen thousand feet and empty its sack.
From Longman Business Dictionarynumericalnu‧mer‧i‧cal /njuːˈmerɪkəlnuː-/ (also numeric /-ˈmerɪk/) adjective [only before a noun] expressed or considered in numberscomputerized numerical control systemsThe software will allow you to transfer numeric data from a spreadsheet to a business letter.
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