HyperDic: digit

English > 3 senses of the word digit:
NOUNquantitydigit, figureone of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
quantitydigit, finger, fingerbreadth, finger's breadththe length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
bodydigit, dactyla finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates
digit > pronunciation
Soundsdih'jhaht; dih'jhiht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
acquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > digit: 3 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningOne of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration.
Example"0 and 1 are digits"
Synonymfigure
Narrowerbinary digitEither 0 or 1 in binary notation
decimal digitA digit from 0 to 9 in decimal notation
duodecimal digitA digit from 0 to 11 in duodecimal notation
eight, 8, VIII, eighter, eighter from Decatur, octad, ogdoad, octonary, octetThe cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one
five, 5, V, cinque, quint, quintet, fivesome, quintuplet, pentad, fin, Phoebe, Little PhoebeThe cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
four, 4, IV, tetrad, quatern, quaternion, quaternary, quaternity, quartet, quadruplet, foursome, Little JoeThe cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
hexadecimal digitA digit from 0 to 15 in hexadecimal notation
nine, 9, IX, niner, Nina from Carolina, enneadThe cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one
octal digitA digit from 0 to 7 in octal notation
one, 1, I, ace, single, unityThe smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
seven, 7, VII, sevener, heptad, septet, septenaryThe cardinal number that is the sum of six and one
significant digit, significant figureAny digit of a number that is known with certainty
six, 6, VI, sixer, sise, Captain Hicks, half a dozen, sextet, sestet, sextuplet, hexadThe cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-aceThe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
two, 2, II, deuceThe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
zero, 0, nought, cipher, cypherA mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
Broaderinteger, whole numberAny of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero
Spanishcifra, dígito
Catalandígit, xifra
Adjectivesdigitaldisplaying numbers rather than scale positions
Verbsdigitize, digitise, digitalizeput into digital form, as for use in a computer
English > digit: 3 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningThe length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure.
Synonymsfinger, fingerbreadth, finger's breadth
Broaderlinear unit, linear measureA unit of measurement of length
Spanishdedo
Catalandit
English > digit: 3 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningA finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates.
Synonymdactyl
Part ofvertebrate, craniateanimals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
Partsnailhorny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
phalanxAny of the bones of the fingers or toes
NarrowerfingerAny of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
minimusThe fifth digit
toeOne of the digits of the foot
Broaderextremity, appendage, memberAn external body part that projects from the body
Spanishdedo, dígito
Catalandígit, dit
Adjectivesdigitalrelating to or performed with the fingers

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