**Ordinal number** — This article is about the mathematical concept. For number words denoting a position in a sequence ( first , second , third , etc.), see Ordinal number (linguistics). Representation of the ordinal numbers up to ωω. Each turn of the spiral… … Wikipedia

**Ordinal collapsing function** — In mathematical logic and set theory, an ordinal collapsing function (or projection function) is a technique for defining (notations for) certain recursive large countable ordinals, whose principle is to give names to certain ordinals much larger … Wikipedia

**Ordinal arithmetic** — In the mathematical field of set theory, ordinal arithmetic describes the three usual operations on ordinal numbers: addition, multiplication, and exponentiation. Each can be defined in essentially two different ways: either by constructing an… … Wikipedia

**Ordinal notation** — In mathematical logic and set theory, an ordinal notation is a finite sequence of symbols from a finite alphabet which names an ordinal number according to some scheme which gives meaning to the language. There are many such schemes of ordinal… … Wikipedia

**Ordinal analysis** — In proof theory, ordinal analysis assigns ordinals (often large countable ordinals) to mathematical theories as a measure of their strength. The field was formed when Gerhard Gentzen in 1934 used cut elimination to prove, in modern terms, that… … Wikipedia

**Ordinal** — may refer to: Ordinal number (linguistics), a word representing the rank of a number Ordinal scale, ranking things that are not necessarily numbers Ordinal indicator, the sign adjacent to a numeral denoting that it is an ordinal number Ordinal… … Wikipedia

**Ordinal utility** — theory states that while the utility of a particular good or service cannot be measured using a numerical scale bearing economic meaning in and of itself, pairs of alternative bundles (combinations) of goods can be ordered such that one is… … Wikipedia

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**Ordinal linguistic personification** — (OLP, or personification for short) is a form of synesthesia in which ordered sequences, such as ordinal numbers, days, months and letters are associated with personalities (Simner Hubbard 2006). Although this form of synesthesia was documented… … Wikipedia

**Ordinal** — Or di*nal, a. [L. ordinalis, fr. ordo, ordinis, order. See {Order}.] 1. Indicating order or succession; as, the ordinal numbers, first, second, third, etc. Contrasted to {cardinal}. [1913 Webster +PJC] 2. Of or pertaining to an order. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English