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nu·mer·i·cal /nʊˈmɛrɪkəl, njʊ-/

(a.)數字的,數值的,以數字表示的,擅長于算數的

numerical

非數位的; 非數值的

numerical

數值的; 數位的

From: Network Terminology

numerical

數值

Nu·mer·ic Nu·mer·ic·al a.

1. Belonging to number; denoting number; consisting in numbers; expressed by numbers, and not letters; as, numerical characters; a numerical equation; a numerical statement.

Note: ☞ __Numerical__, as opposed to algebraical, is used to denote a value irrespective of its sign; thus, -5 is numerically greater than -3, though algebraically less.

2. The same in number; hence, identically the same; identical; as, the same numerical body. [Obs.]

*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.*

**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.

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From: WordNet (r) 2.0

numerical

adj 1: measured or expressed in numbers; "numerical value"; "the

numerical superiority of the enemy" [syn: numeric]

2: of or relating to or denoting numbers; "a numeral

adjective"; "numerical analysis" [syn: numeral, numeric]

3: designated by or expressed in numbers; "numerical symbols";

"a very simple numeric code"; "numerical equations" [syn:

numeric]

4: relating to or having ability to think in or work with

numbers; "tests for rating numerical aptitude"; "a

mathematical whiz" [syn: mathematical] [ant: verbal]