Meaning of DECIMAL in English


[dec.i.mal] adj [F decimal, fr. ML decimalis of a tithe, fr. L decima tithe--more at dime] (1608): numbered or proceeding by tens: a: based on the number 10; esp: expressed in or utilizing a decimal system esp. with a decimal point b: subdivided into 10th or 100th units "~ coinage" -- adv

[2]decimal n (1651): any real number expressed in base 10; esp: decimal fraction

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