positional
adjective Date: 1571 1. of, relating to, or fixed by position <
positional astronomy
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2. involving little movement <
positional warfare
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3. dependent on position or environment or context <
the front-articulated \k\ in \kē\ key and the back-articulated \k\ in \kül\ cool are positional variants
>
positionally adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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