combinatorial combinatorial combinatory combinatoryadj. 1. able to combine; tending to combine.

Note: same as {combinative}, 2. [Narrower terms: {integrative (vs. disintegrative)}]

Syn: combinative. [WordNet 1.5]

2. of or relating to combinations. [Narrower terms: {combinative (vs. noncombinative)}] WordNet 1.5]

3. produced by a process of combining; as, a combinatorial explosion of possibilities; -- used especially in reference to mathematical or statistical processes of computing possible combinations. PJC]

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