Numeric

Definition of Numeric

Nu`mer´ic
a.1.
1.Belonging to number; denoting number; consisting in numbers; expressed by numbers, and not letters; as, numerical characters; a numerical equation; a numerical statement.
2.The same in number; hence, identically the same; identical; as, the same numerical body.
Would to God that all my fellow brethren, which with me bemoan the loss of their books, . . . might rejoice for the recovery thereof, though not the same numerical volumes.
- Fuller.
3.relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers; as, tests for rating numerical aptitude. Contrasted with verbal.
Numerical equation
(Alg.) an equation which has all the quantities except the unknown expressed in numbers; - distinguished from literal equation.
Numerical value
of an equation or expression, that deduced by substituting numbers for the letters, and reducing.
n.1.(Math.) Any number, proper or improper fraction, or incommensurable ratio. The term also includes any imaginary expression like m + n?-1, where m and n are real numerics.

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algebraic, algorismic, algorithmic, aliquot, analytic, cardinal, decimal, differential, digital, even, exponential, figural, figurate, figurative, finite, fractional, geometric, imaginary, impair, impossible, infinite, integral, irrational, logarithmic, logometric, mathematical, negative, numeral, numerary, numerative, odd, ordinal, pair, positive, possible, prime, radical, rational, real, reciprocal, submultiple, surd, transcendental
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