Meaning of EXPONENT in English

EXPONENT

< programming > (Or "characteristic") The part of a floating-point number specifying the power of ten by which the mantissa should be multiplied. In the common notation, e.g. 3.1E8, the exponent is 8.

(1995-02-27)

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