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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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun grammar A word that expresses the relative position of an item in an ordered sequence.
  • noun arithmetic A number used to denote position in a sequence.
  • noun mathematics A generalized kind of number to denote the size of a well-ordered set.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the number designating place in an ordered sequence


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