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ordinal scale

  

      n     (Statistics)   a scale on which data is shown simply in order of magnitude since there is no standard of measurement of differences: for instance, a squash ladder is an ordinal scale since one can say only that one person is better than another, but not by how much  
   Compare       interval scale       ratio scale       nominal scale  
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ordinal  
      adj  
1    denoting a certain position in a sequence of numbers  
2    of, relating to, or characteristic of an order in biological classification  
      n  
3       short for       ordinal number  
4    a book containing the forms of services for the ordination of ministers  
5      (R.C. Church)   a service book  
     (C14 (in the sense: orderly): from Late Latin ordinalis denoting order or place in a series, from Latin ordo order)  


ordinal number  
      n  
1    a number denoting relative position in a sequence, such as first, second, third,   (Sometimes shortened to)    ordinal  
2      (Logic, maths)   a measure of not only the size of a set but also the order of its elements,   (Compare)        cardinal number  
ordinal scale  
      n     (Statistics)   a scale on which data is shown simply in order of magnitude since there is no standard of measurement of differences: for instance, a squash ladder is an ordinal scale since one can say only that one person is better than another, but not by how much  
   Compare       interval scale       ratio scale       nominal scale  

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ordinal, ordinal number, ordinarily, ordain

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