arithmetical


arithmetical
arithmetic NOUN 1) the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties and manipulation of numbers. 2) the use of numbers in counting and calculation.
ADJECTIVE relating to arithmetic.
DERIVATIVES arithmetical adjective arithmetically adverb arithmetician noun.
ORIGIN from Greek arithmtik tekhn 'art of counting' , from arithmos 'number' .

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  • arithmetical — (adj.) 1540s; see ARITHMETIC (Cf. arithmetic) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Related: Arithmetically (late 15c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • arithmetical — [[t]æ̱rɪθme̱tɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Arithmetical calculations, processes, or skills involve the addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division of numbers. ...complex arithmetical formulae …   English dictionary

  • arithmetical — adj. Arithmetical is used with these nouns: ↑calculation …   Collocations dictionary

  • arithmetical — adjective relating to or involving arithmetic arithmetical computations • Syn: ↑arithmetic • Pertains to noun: ↑arithmetic (for: ↑arithmetic), ↑arithmetic …   Useful english dictionary

  • arithmetical — adjective see arithmetic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • arithmetical — adjective Of or pertaining to arithmetic, particularly the functions of arithmetic …   Wiktionary

  • arithmetical — Synonyms and related words: algebraic, algorismic, algorithmic, aliquot, analytic, cardinal, decimal, differential, digital, even, exponential, figural, figurate, figurative, finite, fractional, geometric, imaginary, impair, impossible, infinite …   Moby Thesaurus

  • arithmetical — adj. mathematical …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arithmetical — ar·ith·met·i·cal …   English syllables