decimal

English

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Etymology

Borrowed from Late Latin, Medieval Latin decimalis, from Latin decimus, from decem (ten) + adjective suffix -alis.

Pronunciation

• (UK) IPA(key): [ˈdɛsɪməɫ]
• (US) IPA(key): /ˈdɛsɪməl/
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Noun

decimal (countable and uncountable, plural decimals)

1. (countable) A number expressed in the base-ten system, (particularly) a fractional numeral written in this system.
What is 7/23 as a decimal?
2. () The decimal system itself.
3. (informal) A decimal place.
Pi has a value of 3.142, to three decimals.
4. (informal) A decimal point.

Translations

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Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from Late Latin decimalis, from Latin decimus.

decimal m or f (plural decimais, comparable)

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

Noun

decimal m (plural decimais)

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

Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from Late Latin decimalis, from Latin decimus.

Pronunciation

decimal (plural decimales)

1. decimal

Swedish

decimal

1. decimal (using ten digits 0-9)

Declension

Inflection of decimal
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular decimal
Neuter singular decimalt
Plural decimala
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 decimale
All decimala
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

Noun

decimal c

1. a decimal place (digits expressing decimal fractions)

Declension

Declension of decimal
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative decimal decimalen decimaler decimalerna
Genitive decimals decimalens decimalers decimalernas