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arithmetical (adj.)

"pertaining to or according to the rules of arithemetic," 1540s; see arithmetic + -al (1). In modern use, opposed to geometrical. Related: Arithmetically (late 15c.).

updated on February 08, 2017

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Definitions of arithmetical from WordNet

arithmetical (adj.)
relating to or involving arithmetic;
arithmetical computations
Synonyms: arithmetic
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