Definition of Relational

1. Adjective. Having a relation or being related.

Similar to: Comparative, Relative

Definition of Relational

1. a. Having relation or kindred; related.

Definition of Relational

1. Adjective. Relating to relations. ¹

2. Adjective. A database technology using tables and the principles set forth by Dr. Edgar F. Codd. (Contrary to popular notion, "relation" in this context refers to tables, and not linkages.) ¹

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Definition of Relational

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Relational

related to
relation back
relation to
relational (current term)
relational adjective
relational antonym
relational database
relational database management system
relational databases
relational threshold

Literary usage of Relational

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Whole Life Cycle of Chromosomes and Their Coiling Systems: Transactions, APS by L. R. Cleveland (2008)
"One can also see a relationship between minor and relational coiling by comparing the number of minor gyres in a chromosome ..."

2. Psychology in Education; Designed as a Text-book, and for the Use of the by Ruric Nevel Roark (1895)
"Judgment, then, is the relational faculty, and may be defined in set terms as the faculty by which relations are Judgment. -1111 perceived and formulated. ..."

3. Silent and Oral Reading: A Practical Handbook of Methods Based on the Most by Clarence Robert Stone (1922)
"B. Reading to answer relational or problem questions Training in relational ... To be a real problem- question some relational thinking must be required, ..."

4. A Festschrift for Herman Rubin by Anirban DasGupta, Herman Rubin (2004)
"MIND can be phrased in such a way that its implementation is very easy using the extended relational calculus SQL, and this in turn allows the classifier to ..."

5. Thought and Things: A Study of the Development and Meaning of Thought, Or by James Mark Baldwin (1906)
"The working out of the relational mode of thought is still before us, and its negative determinations no less than its positive determinations must wait ..."

6. Space, Time, and Deity: The Gifford Lectures at Glasgow, 1916-1918 by Samuel Alexander (1920)
"This is the antithesis between absolute and relational Space and Time. ... and relational Space / Thus Space as extension and Time as duration are ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"Realism and the relational view of consciousness are strictly correlative. They are different aspects of the same truth, and can not be defended or ..."

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