from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A number indicating position in a series or order. The ordinal numbers are first (1st), second (2nd), third (3rd), and so on.
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- noun grammar A word that expresses the
relative positionof an item in an ordered sequence.
- noun arithmetic A
numberused to denote positionin a sequence.
- noun mathematics A generalized kind of
numberto denote the size of a well-ordered set.
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- noun the number designating place in an ordered sequence
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