Translation of ordinal number in Spanish:

ordinal number

ordinal, n.

(ordinal)

Pronunciation /ˈɔrdnəl ˈnəmbər/

noun

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    ordinal masculine
    número ordinal masculine
    • This pattern of language differences for ordinal numbers is reminiscent of findings for cardinal numbers in a number of ways.
    • His work on ordered sets and ordinal numbers is fundamental to the subject.
    • We should say immediately that the ancient Greeks had different systems for cardinal numbers and ordinal numbers so we must look carefully at what we mean by Greek number systems.
    • However, it was not to be, but the second paper describes his theory of well-ordered sets and ordinal numbers.
    • It basically revolves round the set of all ordinal numbers.