combinatorial

[kuhm-bahy-nuh-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-, kom-buh-]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or involving the combination of elements, as in phonetics or music.
2.
of or pertaining to the enumeration of the number of ways of doing some specific task or of arranging items in a specific configuration.
3.
Mathematics. of or pertaining to combination, or the modes, properties, etc., of combinations.

Origin:
1810–20; combinatory + -al1

combinatorially, adverb
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combinative, combinatorial or combinatory (ˈkɒmbɪˌneɪtɪv, -nətɪv, ˌkɒmbɪnəˈtɔːrɪəl, ˈkɒmbɪnətərɪ, -trɪ)
 
adj
1.  resulting from being, tending to be, or able to be joined or mixed together
2.  linguistics Compare isolative (of a sound change) occurring only in specific contexts or as a result of some other factor, such as change of stress within a word
 
combinatorial, combinatorial or combinatory
 
adj
 
combinatory, combinatorial or combinatory
 
adj

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Example sentences
To us puzzle lovers, shoelaces provide a wealth of combinatorial delights.
Unfortunately, many drugs have structures so complex that they would be beyond the reach of present combinatorial methods.
When linguists sit down and calculate the possibilities, they are overwhelmed by a dizzying case of combinatorial explosion.
There he added hundreds of layers of texture and light, tweaking them for maximum combinatorial realism.
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