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decimal

See also: décimal

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From Medieval Latin decimalis, from Latin decimus, from decem, ten + adjective suffix -alis

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decimal (countable and uncountable, plural decimals)

  1. (arithmetic, computing, uncountable) The number system that uses the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.
  2. (countable) A number expressed in this system.
  3. (informal) A decimal place.
    Pi has a value of 3.141, to three decimals.
  4. (informal) A numeral written as a concatenation of successive negative powers of the base.
  5. (informal) A decimal point.

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decimal (not comparable)

  1. (arithmetic, computing) Concerning numbers expressed in decimal or mathematical calculations performed using decimal.

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decimal m, f (plural decimais; comparable)

  1. (arithmetic, computing) decimal (concerning numbers expressed in decimal or calculations using decimal)

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decimal m (plural decimais)

  1. (countable) decimal (number expressed in the decimal system)

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decimal

  1. decimal (using ten digits 0-9)

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decimal c

  1. a decimal place (digits expressing decimal fractions)

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