Definition of Decimal. Meaning of Decimal. Synonyms of Decimal

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Definition of Decimal

Decimal
Decimal Dec"i*mal, n. A number expressed in the scale of tens; specifically, and almost exclusively, used as synonymous with a decimal fraction. Circulating, or Circulatory, decimal, a decimal fraction in which the same figure, or set of figures, is constantly repeated; as, 0.354354354; -- called also recurring decimal, repeating decimal, and repetend.
decimal
Decimal Dec"i*mal, n. A number expressed in the scale of tens; specifically, and almost exclusively, used as synonymous with a decimal fraction. Circulating, or Circulatory, decimal, a decimal fraction in which the same figure, or set of figures, is constantly repeated; as, 0.354354354; -- called also recurring decimal, repeating decimal, and repetend.

Meaning of Decimal from wikipedia

- numbers in the decimal system is often referred to as decimal notation. A decimal numeral (also often just decimal or, less correctly, decimal number), refers...
- symbol can be called a decimal mark, decimal marker, or decimal sign. Symbol-specific names are also used; decimal point and decimal comma refer to an (either...
- The Dewey Decimal classification (DDC), colloquially the Dewey Decimal System, is a proprietary library classification system which allows new books to...
- Decimal degrees (DD) express latitude and longitude geographic coordinates as decimal fractions of a degree. DD are used in many geographic information...
- the day into 10 decimal hours, each decimal hour into 100 decimal minutes and each decimal minute into 100 decimal seconds (100000 decimal seconds per day)...
- A repeating decimal or recurring decimal is decimal representation of a number whose digits are periodic (repeating its values at regular intervals) and...
- Decimal Day in the United Kingdom and in Ireland was 15 February 1971, the day on which each country decimalised its respective £sd currency of pounds...
- computing and electronic systems, binary-coded decimal (BCD) is a class of binary encodings of decimal numbers where each digit is represented by a fixed...
- Decimal could mean: The decimal or base ten numeral system Decimal (unit), an obsolete unit of measure in India and Bangladesh Decimal data type, a data...
- Decimal system may refer to: Decimal (base ten) number system, used in mathematics for writing numbers and performing arithmetic Dewey Decimal System,...