Ordinal

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  • the number designating place in an ordered sequence
  • being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
  • of or relating to a taxonomic order; "family and ordinal names of animals and plants"

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  • the number designating place in an ordered sequence

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  • Ordinal: Ordinal may refer to: Ordinal data, a statistical data type consisting of numerical scores that exist on an arbitrary numerical scale Ordinal date, a
  • Ordinal number (linguistics): In linguistics, ordinal numbers are words representing position or rank in a sequential order. The order may be of size, importance, chronology, and so
  • Feferman–Schütte ordinal: In mathematics, the Feferman–Schütte ordinal Γ0 is a large countable ordinal. It is the proof theoretic ordinal of several mathematical theories, such
  • Ordinal number: ("first", "second", "third", etc.), see Ordinal number (linguistics). In set theory, an ordinal number, or just ordinal, is the order type of a well-ordered
  • Church–Kleene ordinal: Church–Kleene ordinal, , named after Alonzo Church and S. C. Kleene, is a large countable ordinal. It is the set of all recursive ordinals and the smallest
  • Successor ordinal: ordinal number α is the smallest ordinal number greater than α. An ordinal number that is a successor is called a successor ordinal. Every ordinal other
  • Bachmann–Howard ordinal: mathematics, the Bachmann–Howard ordinal (or Howard ordinal) is a large countable ordinal. It is the proof theoretic ordinal of several mathematical theories
  • Ackermann ordinal: mathematics, the Ackermann ordinal is a certain large countable ordinal, named after Wilhelm Ackermann. The term "Ackermann ordinal" is also occasionally used
  • Limit ordinal: theory, a limit ordinal is an ordinal number that is neither zero nor a successor ordinal. Alternatively, an ordinal λ is a limit ordinal if and only if
  • First uncountable ordinal: mathematics, the first uncountable ordinal, traditionally denoted by ω1 or sometimes by Ω, is the smallest ordinal number that, considered as a set, is

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