Last modified on 2 July 2013, at 15:16

duodecimated

EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

duodecimated (not comparable)

  1. (rare) duodecimal
    • 1838, John Phillips, “Portable Trigonometer” in Annual Report of the Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society VI–VII, page 120
      It has a vernier adapted to the decimated, or the duodecimated division of the unit of length.
  2. (rare) This word needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    • 1966, Philip Elliot Slater, Microcosm: Structural, Psychological, and Religious Evolution in Groups, page 73
      First they think of each taking away what amounts to the role he has achieved in the group, but this seems not to suffice, and once again a fantasy of cannibalistic incorporation appears, this time in the form of the duodecimated coat.

VerbEdit

duodecimated

  1. past participle of duodecimate