Associations to the word «Decimal»


DECIMAL, noun. (arithmetic) (computing) (uncountable) The number system that uses the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.
DECIMAL, noun. (countable) A number expressed in this system.
DECIMAL, noun. (informal) A decimal place.
DECIMAL, noun. (informal) A numeral written as a concatenation of successive negative powers of the base.
DECIMAL, noun. (informal) A decimal point.
DECIMAL, adjective. (arithmetic) (computing) Concerning numbers expressed in decimal or mathematical calculations performed using decimal.
DECIMAL ARITHMETIC, noun. (arithmetic) Arithmetic using decimal numbers.
DECIMAL CANDLE, noun. (historical) A photometric standard formerly used in France, having the value of one twentieth of the Violle platinum standard, or slightly less than a British standard candle.
DECIMAL CANDLES, noun. Plural of decimal candle
DECIMAL DOZEN, noun. (idiomatic) ten, a group of ten
DECIMAL FRACTION, noun. (arithmetic) A proper or improper fraction the denominator of which is a power of ten and the decimal representation of which is a terminating decimal number.
DECIMAL FRACTIONS, noun. Plural of decimal fraction
DECIMAL NUMBER, noun. (mathematics) A number represented by the decimal digits 0 to 9 and possibly a decimal point.
DECIMAL NUMBERS, noun. Plural of decimal number
DECIMAL PLACE, noun. (arithmetic) the position of a digit to the right of the decimal point in a decimal number.
DECIMAL PLACES, noun. Plural of decimal place
DECIMAL POINT, noun. (arithmetic) A point (.) used to separate the fractional part of a decimal from the whole part.
DECIMAL POINT, noun. (arithmetic) A decimal mark, any symbol used to separate the fractional part of a decimal from the whole part.
DECIMAL POINT, noun. (proscribed) A decimal place.
DECIMAL POINTS, noun. Plural of decimal point
DECIMAL SYSTEM, noun. (mathematics) A numerical system of counting in tens using decimal digits.
DECIMAL WITHOUT A ZERO, noun. (mathematics) (informal) Bijective numeration in base ten.

Dictionary definition

DECIMAL, noun. A proper fraction whose denominator is a power of 10.
DECIMAL, noun. A number in the decimal system.
DECIMAL, adjective. Numbered or proceeding by tens; based on ten; "the decimal system".

Wise words

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