Definitions

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  • adv. In an ordinal manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an ordinal way; in regard to order.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Hicks had expressed great doubts over the state of ‘welfare economics’ — a subject to which he had contributed a great deal, particularly as he urged the estimation of ‘utility’ ordinally rather than cardinally.

    Herman Daly Festschrift~ Hicksian income, welfare, and the steady state

  • The following two posts followed each other ordinally on TPM-EC.

    Obama Campaign: We're On Our Way To Winning

  • Among Vertebrates there is no ordinally distinct fossil fish: there is only one extinct order of Amphibia — the Labyrinthodonts; but there are at least four distinct orders of Reptilia, viz. the Ichthyosauria,

    Essays

  • Note to self: do not attempt ordinally numbering your points when 'shooting from the hip'.

    The Speculist: Memetic Viruses

  • These can be compared or ranked ordinally, since the diagonal is longer.

    Incommensurable Values

  • So, Q is ordinally similar to P both when restricted to hypotheses that entail E and when restricted to hypotheses than entail ~E.

    Bayes' Theorem

  • QE is ordinally similar to P when restricted to hypotheses that entail E, and that

    Bayes' Theorem

  • P are ordinally similar with respect to hypotheses that entail

    Bayes' Theorem

  • It is then a simple step to show that all four measures of incremental support agree ordinally on questions of effective evidence and of differentials in incremental evidence.

    Bayes' Theorem

  • Q~E is ordinally similar to P when restricted to hypotheses than entail ~E.

    Bayes' Theorem

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