from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A number or numeral.
- adj. Variant of numerical.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, or relating to numbers, especially the characters 0 to 9.
- n. Any number, proper or improper fraction, or incommensurable ratio.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Belonging to number; denoting number; consisting in numbers; expressed by numbers, and not letters
- adj. The same in number; hence, identically the same; identical.
- adj. relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers. Contrasted with
- n. Any number, proper or improper fraction, or incommensurable ratio. The term also includes any imaginary expression like m + n√-1, where m and n are real numerics.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as numerical, 2.
- n. An abbreviated form of numerical expression.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to or denoting numbers
- adj. measured or expressed in numbers
Probably back-formation from numerical.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French numérique, from Latin numerus ("number") (Wiktionary)