If a first-tier item is called primary, and a second-tier item is called secondary, what can third, and greater, -tier items be called?
Is −9 a smaller number than −8? And is −9 a lower number than −8? What is the difference between lower and smaller here?
I wasn't sure how best to phrase the title of this question. I'm interested in constructions of the following form: An estimated 50 people died in the bombing. 'An estimated' could be ...