ordinal number

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ordinal number (plural ordinal numbers)

  1. (grammar) A word that expresses the relative position of an item in an ordered sequence.
    First, second and third are the ordinal numbers corresponding to one, two and three.
  2. (arithmetic) A number used to denote position in a sequence.
    In the expression a3, the "3" is an ordinal number.
  3. (mathematics) A generalized kind of number to denote the length of a well-order on a set.