# DECIMAL

## Meaning of DECIMAL in English

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

decimal point

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Change ten decimals to a fraction Aaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhh! is my reaction.

If a comma or a semi-colon is encountered further down the print list, the format reverts to decimal .

Most low attainers lack knowledge of the relationship between metric units and they also have problems with decimals.

Neither the input nor the output of a Turing machine can, strictly speaking, be an infinite decimal .

The only tasks where high success rates were obtained were those where the pupil can effectively treat decimals as whole numbers.

This is being done for a number of key mathematical topics such as decimals, ratio, negative numbers and elementary algebra.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

digit

A sequence of decimal digits input from the keyboard is formed into the corresponding decimal whole number or zero.

This gives a maximum accuracy of just over 9 decimal digits .

Character handling on word-oriented computers Most modern computers attempt to provide facilities for manipulating strings of characters and possibly decimal digits .

place

A computer error moved a decimal place one unit to the right.

Between equations, they marvelled that their tests would be scored to the whole point, instead of to five decimal places .

The general picture obtained for decimal place value is not a very happy one.

F Format Numbers are printed with a fixed number of decimal places .

In fact the sum is 0.99, the error being due to rounding to two decimal places .

The first two questions require an answer with two decimal places although there is only one in the question.

The third question requires only one decimal place to be given and even this could be avoided by giving the answer 832.

point

Forbes can apparently spout the results of all presidential elections to the nearest decimal point .

The cursor is on the decimal point . 5. type 1, 056, 090.

The answer is ... to so many decimal points , plus or minus so much.

The longest number in the second column will be six characters to the left of the decimal point .

The decimal point is introduced after every three digits; for example, 631.589.2 Hydroponics.

WordPerfect will stop alignment at a period, just as if you entered a decimal point .

We also multiplied average scores by ten to eliminate decimal points , and turn them into percentages.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Alternatively this can be done by decimal subdivision.

As the summary table above indicates, virtually all of the basic tasks concerning decimal number concepts proved to be extremely difficult.

Each sub-system of the model was given a decimal code so that an audit trail could be established for the subsequent detailed analysis.

Forbes can apparently spout the results of all presidential elections to the nearest decimal point.

Likewise, finite decimal expressions of unrestricted length give us nothing new, since these are just particular cases of fractions.

The general picture obtained for decimal place value is not a very happy one.

This gives a maximum accuracy of just over 9 decimal digits.

We do not follow the decimal system.

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