ordinal type

ordinal type

[′ȯrd·nəl ′tīp]
(computer science)
A data type whose possible values are sequential in the manner of the integers 1, 2, 3, and so forth; for example, the months January, February, and so forth.
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adjustable back support, back support or no back support were added in ordinal type answers.
The difference is assumed that the binary data type contains only two statements for each test character that are zero and one while the ordinal type has more than two character statements so the result of the distance calculation is quite different.
Cantor called this abstract extensional presentation of a set its power or its cardinal number, but it is also possible to think of a set in terms of its intrinsic order, thus defining the sets ordinal type. If a set is well ordered, the ordinal type of the set becomes its ordinal number.
"range 0....3" which would be be represented as an ordinal type, such as type Object is range 0.3