Pronunciation: (nOO-mer'i-kul, nyOO-),[key] —adj. 1. of or pertaining to numbers; of the nature of a number.
2. indicating a number: numerical symbols. 3. bearing or designated by a number.
4. expressed by numbers instead of letters: numerical cryptography; numerical equations. 5. of or pertaining to one's skill at working with numbers, solving mathematical problems, etc.: tests for rating numerical aptitude. 6. Math.absolute (def. 12). Also,nu•mer'ic.