Meaning of DIGIT in English

DIGIT

/ ˈdɪdʒɪt; NAmE / noun

1.

any of the numbers from 0 to 9 :

The number 57306 contains five digits.

a four-digit number

2.

( anatomy ) a finger, thumb or toe

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WORD ORIGIN

late Middle English : from Latin digitus finger, toe; sense 1 arose from the practice of counting on the fingers.

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