Meaning of DIGIT in English

DIGIT

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

check digit

double digits

Sam’s team scored in the double digits in nine out of ten games.

scored in the double digits

Sam’s team scored in the double digits in nine out of ten games.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

binary

In this way, a single D-type bistable can remember one binary digit - or 0 or a 1.

There are various ways of presenting a graph in terms of binary digits .

We have seen that a single flip-flop can remember one binary digit .

The string of binary digits that the machine has now produced at the left is the answer to the calculation.

But most applications require the transmission of digital messages consisting of binary digits or hits.

A single bit-plane can hold only one binary digit in each position.

decimal

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 .

double

The double digit inflation and growing trade deficit were the government's most difficult economic problems.

And considering each menu consists of a whopping seven courses, those double digits actually sound reasonable.

Underlying pre-tax profits rise 12 %-eighth consecutive year of delivering double digit growth at this level?

The power systems unit had a drop in operating profit even though revenue rose in the double digits , Bunch said.

Second, they saw foreign stock markets galloping along, delivering returns in the high double digits .

numeric

The Product identifier is a numeric up to 6 digits long.

single

This is still a key financial objective. Single digit margins are simply not acceptable in a company like ours.

Once highly popular, his ratings in the polls sometimes dropped into single digits .

Far better to await a further sharp drop in mortgage rates into the high or even middling single digits .

The unit posted a single-digit increase in operating profit.

The major element of the code was a single digit which indicated the overall condition of the item.

Some analysts expect cellular growth to fall to single digits in a few years.

In adding two single digits , the answers can range from 0 to 18.

Fife Symington, leading his cheering section, were in single digits .

■ VERB

score

For the first time this season, all five starters score in double digits .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

six figures/digits

But that must mean that the estate might run well into six figures.

Each new compound synthesised was simply given a number, sometimes up to six figures long.

Here are guys making six figures.

Landsness obtained a settlement that he said exceeded six figures.

Minutes later, a small group of six figures emerged from the woods.

Movie rights have been sold, and Vintage Books just paid six figures to publish the paperback.

That might boost the take up into the low six figures.

The five-year deal is estimated at six figures.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

French telephone numbers have six digits.

This calculator can display only nine digits at a time.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

For example, in mice and humans the digits are initially joined together and only cell death between the digits separates them.

I do not require that there be any algorithm, known or unknown, for presenting these digits.

I remembered Gerry saying she thought it must be a radio phone as it had so many digits.

If the number is more than one digit , add them together.

It consists of just two symbols, the digits 0 and 1.

The Client identifier is a numeric up to 6 digits long.

The double digit inflation and growing trade deficit were the government's most difficult economic problems.

Voter turnout will be in the single digits Tuesday.

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