- Present in a canon, religious or otherwise.
- The Gospel of Luke is a canonical New Testament book.
- According to recognised or orthodox rules.
- The men played golf in the most canonical way, with no local rules.
- Stated or used in the most basic and straightforwardly applicable manner.
- the reduction of a linear substitution to its canonical form
- (religion) In conformity with canon law.
- (music) In the form of a canon.
- (religion) Of or pertaining to an ecclesiastical chapter
- (mathematics, computing) In canonical form.
- (mathematics) Distinguished among entities of its kind, so that it can be picked out in a way that does not depend on any arbitrary choices.
- 2011 February 7, Samson Abramsky; Nikos Tzevelekos, “Introduction to Categories and Categorical Logic”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name), page 19:
- It turns out that ordered pairs can be defined in set theory, e.g. as
Note that in no sense is such a definition canonical.
- (mathematics): natural
- (scripture): apocryphal
present in a canon, religious or otherwise
according to recognised or orthodox rules
Prototypical — see prototypical
(religion) in conformity with canon law
(music) in the form of a canon
in canonical form
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canonical (plural canonicals)