ordinal numbers

número ordinal

English-Spanish mathematics dictionary. . 1964.

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  • ordinal numbers —  First, second, third, etc. See also cardinal numbers …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • cardinal numbers, ordinal numbers —    Cardinal numbers are those that denote size but not rank: one, two, three, etc. Ordinal numbers are those that denote position: first, second, third, etc …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • Ordinal linguistic personification — (OLP, or personification for short) is a form of synesthesia in which ordered sequences, such as ordinal numbers, days, months and letters are associated with personalities (Simner Hubbard 2006). Although this form of synesthesia was documented… …   Wikipedia

  • ordinal numeral — ordinal number or ordinal numeral, a number that shows order or position in a series. First, second, third, fourth, and so on are ordinal numbers; one, two, three, four, and so on are cardinal numbers. Usage See cardinal number for usage note.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ordinal — Or di*nal, a. [L. ordinalis, fr. ordo, ordinis, order. See {Order}.] 1. Indicating order or succession; as, the ordinal numbers, first, second, third, etc. Contrasted to {cardinal}. [1913 Webster +PJC] 2. Of or pertaining to an order. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ordinal number — This article is about the mathematical concept. For number words denoting a position in a sequence ( first , second , third , etc.), see Ordinal number (linguistics). Representation of the ordinal numbers up to ωω. Each turn of the spiral… …   Wikipedia

  • Ordinal arithmetic — In the mathematical field of set theory, ordinal arithmetic describes the three usual operations on ordinal numbers: addition, multiplication, and exponentiation. Each can be defined in essentially two different ways: either by constructing an… …   Wikipedia

  • Ordinal notation — In mathematical logic and set theory, an ordinal notation is a finite sequence of symbols from a finite alphabet which names an ordinal number according to some scheme which gives meaning to the language. There are many such schemes of ordinal… …   Wikipedia

  • Ordinal indicator — º redirects here. It is not to be confused with the degree symbol °. ºª Ordinal indicator Punctuation …   Wikipedia

  • Ordinal collapsing function — In mathematical logic and set theory, an ordinal collapsing function (or projection function) is a technique for defining (notations for) certain recursive large countable ordinals, whose principle is to give names to certain ordinals much larger …   Wikipedia

  • Ordinal number (linguistics) — In linguistics, ordinal numbers are the words representing the rank of a number with respect to some order, in particular order or position (i.e. first, second, third, etc.). Its use may refer to size, importance, chronology, etc. In English,… …   Wikipedia

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