Crossword clues for ordinal
- Type of number
- Uproar during exam leads to third for one
- First, second or third, e.g
- Second, e.g
- First or second, say
- Like first and second
- Fifth, e.g
- Number type
- Rank designation
- Like first, second, or third
- Like first, second or third
- Like 'first'
- 1st or 2nd, e.g
- Positional number
- Part of many a street name
- Number used as a street name
- Like fifth and sixth
- It's part of a series
- Any number in a series
- 1st or 2nd type of number?
- 21st, e.g.
- First, second, or third, e.g.
- Fifth, e.g.
- Second, e.g.
- The number designating place in an ordered sequence
- "1st or 2nd, e.g."
- Book of rites
- Roman Catholic book
- Number in a series
- Denoting rank
- Kind of number
- Concerned with class - that's unusual in a lord
- Church service book
- Second, perhaps, to have spoken about loud noise
- Number making heck of a racket in exam
- First, second, or third, e.g
- Rod left in a split second, maybe
- Referring to some numbers Adrian regularly used in exam
- Part of crossword in a language book
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Ordinal \Or"di*nal\, a. [L. ordinalis, fr. ordo, ordinis, order. See Order.]
Indicating order or succession; as, the ordinal numbers, first, second, third, etc. Contrasted to cardinal.
Of or pertaining to an order.
Ordinal \Or"di*nal\, n.
A word or number denoting order or succession.
(Ch. of Eng.) The book of forms for making, ordaining, and consecrating bishops, priests, and deacons.
(R. C. Ch.) A book containing the rubrics of the Mass.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 14c., "book setting forth the order of services in the Church," from Late Latin adjective ordinalis (see ordinal (adj.)).
late 14c., "regular, ordinary," from Old French ordinel and directly from Late Latin ordinalis ""showing order, denoting an order of succession," from Latin ordo (genitive ordinis) "row, series" (see order (n.)). Meaning "marking position in an order or series" is from 1590s.
a. 1 Of a number, indicating position in a sequence. 2 (context taxonomy English) Of or relating to the groupings called orders. n. 1 An ordinal number such as first, second and third. 2 A book used in the ordination of Anglican ministers, or in certain Roman Catholic services
Ordinal may refer to:
- Ordinal data, a statistical data type consisting of numerical scores that exist on an arbitrary numerical scale
- Ordinal date, a simple form of expressing a date using only the year and the day number within that year
- Ordinal indicator, the sign adjacent to a numeral denoting that it is an ordinal number
- Ordinal number in set theory, a number type with order structures
- Ordinal number (linguistics), a word representing the rank of a number
- Ordinal scale, ranking things that are not necessarily numbers
- Ordinal utility (economics): a utility function which is used only to describe the preference ordering between different outcomes.
- Regnal ordinal, used to distinguish monarchs and popes with the same regnal name
- In liturgy, an ordinal is a book that gives the ordo (ritual and rubrics) for celebrations
- In Anglicanism, the Ordinal is the book containing the rites for the ordination of deacons and priests, and the consecration of bishops. Typically, this is printed with the Book of Common Prayer.
Usage examples of "ordinal".
In fact, Angela left us for a good half hour to flirt with Lord Jude, while Marian and I endured the company of Ordinal of Wirsten for even longer.
He had not had as much experience as Ordinal, it was true, but he had been married twice.
However, it turns out that most ordinals end in -ëa, displacing the final vowel of the corresponding cardinal number.
Their basic mathematics, incidentally, begins with ordinal and not cardinal numbers, and the mathematics of cardinal numbers is regarded as a limiting case imposed on more intuitively accepted ordinalities.
Their basic mathematics, incidentally, begins with ordinal and not cardinal numbers, and the mathematics of cardinal numbers is regarded as a limiting case imposed on more intuitively acceptable ordinalities.
The ordinal numbers of the popes seems to decide the question against Clement VII.
Dodgson’s verse refers to the girls in Latin ordinals according to the ages.
Differerent types of atmospheres lead to different ordinal categories of X-junctions (cf.