# Ordinal

**See:** Ordinal Value, Ordinal Scale(Ordered Set), Ordinal Function(Ordinal-Output Function), Ordinal Space, Cardinal, Nominal.

## References

- (WordNet, 2009) ⇒ http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=ordinal
- S: (n) ordinal number, ordinal, no. (the number designating place in an ordered sequence)
- S: (adj) ordinal (of or relating to a taxonomic order) "family and ordinal names of animals and plants"
- S: (adj) ordinal (being or denoting a numerical order in a series) "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"

- http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/ordinal
- Adjective
- 1. Of a number, indicating position in a sequence.

- Adjective
- http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/ordinal_number
- Noun
- 1. (grammar) A word that expresses the relative position of an item in an ordered sequence.
*First, second and third are the ordinal numbers corresponding to one, two and three.* - 2. (arithmetic) A number used to denote position in a sequence.
*In the expression a3, the "3" is an ordinal number.* - 3. (mathematics) A generalized kind of number to denote the size of a well-ordered set.

- 1. (grammar) A word that expresses the relative position of an item in an ordered sequence.

- Noun