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- adj. Of or pertaining to arithmetic, particularly the functions of arithmetic
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to arithmetic; according to the rules or method of arithmetic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to arithmetic; according to the rules or methods of arithmetic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to or involving arithmetic
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"The worst sort of pretentious posturing," said the professor of counting and arithmetic at the University of London, adding "that for all this Newton's so-called arithmetical expertise, there is just nothing in this book that indicates that it has any relevance at all to the real data of astronomy."
St Paul's greatness is not, however, constituted by this rationalism -- for such we must term the arithmetical manipulation of the death of Jesus -- but by an entirely new appreciation of the Crucifixion.
As C himself takes the slate, her dark eyes, lifted an instant to his, are large with painful meaning, for she sees at a glance she must travel -- if the arithmetical is the true answer -- more than the whole distance now between them.
But on what the author of the Autocrat calls the arithmetical side, -- in the power of judging particular men and not general principles; in deciding who were the good men and who were not, he fell short of the ideal suggested by his legislative career.
The Maya practiced a kind of arithmetical astronomy and so thought in terms of numbers rather than the geometrical orientation of western science.
And his 'arithmetical' increase of food is nowhere explained or justified, nor supported by any data.
_On the contrary, _ The Philosopher says (Ethic. ii, 6; v, 4) that the mean of justice is to be taken according to "arithmetical" proportion, so that it is the real mean.
He gives a kind of arithmetical measure of the decline of the devil's power by pointing out that 'he who was once equal to the angel who killed eighty thousand men in one night, is not able now, without a new commission, to take away the life of one Job.'
"arithmetical"; and when a high degree of each is demanded, the separation between knowledge and information is complete.
"Nature has provided us with a kind of arithmetical instrument more generally used than is commonly imagined; I mean our fingers.