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### Meaning of NUMERIC

 Pronunciation: noo'merik WordNet Dictionary Definition: [adj]  designated by or expressed in numbers; "numerical symbols"; "a very simple numeric code"; "numerical equations" [adj]  measured or expressed in numbers; "numerical value"; "the numerical superiority of the enemy" [adj]  of or relating to or denoting numbers; "a numeral adjective"; "numerical analysis" NUMERIC is a 7 letter word that starts with N. Synonyms: Webster's 1913 Dictionary Definition: ```\Nu*mer"ic\, Numerical \Nu*mer"ic*al\, a. [Cf. F. num['e]rique. See {Number}, n.] 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.] --South. 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. ``` ```\Nu*mer"ic\, n. (Math.) Any number, proper or improper fraction, or incommensurable ratio. The term also includes any imaginary expression like m + n[root]-1, where m and n are real numerics. ``` Thesaurus Terms Related Terms: algebraic, algorismic, algorithmic, aliquot, analytic, cardinal, decimal, differential, digital, even, exponential, figural, figurate, figurative, finite, fractional, geometric, imaginary, impair, impossible, infinite, integral, irrational, logarithmic, logometric, mathematical, negative, numeral, numerary, numerative, odd, ordinal, pair, positive, possible, prime, radical, rational, real, reciprocal, submultiple, surd, transcendental