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: ("first", "second", "third", etc.), see Ordinal number (linguistics). In set theory, an ordinal number, or ordinal, is one generalization of the concept
  • Large countable ordinal: Main article: Ordinal number In the mathematical discipline of set theory, there are many ways of describing specific countable ordinals. The smallest
  • Ordinal notation: an ordinal notation is a partial function from the set of all finite sequences of symbols from a finite alphabet to a countable set of ordinals, and
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ordinal indicator: written languages, an ordinal indicator is a character, or group of characters, following a numeral denoting that it is an ordinal number, rather than a
  • Ordinal arithmetic: In the mathematical field of set theory, ordinal arithmetic describes the three usual operations on ordinal numbers: addition, multiplication, and exponentiation

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