NOUN | communication | floating-point notation, floating-point representation system | a radix numeration system in which the location of the decimal point is indicated by an exponent of the radix |
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Meaning | A radix numeration system in which the location of the decimal point is indicated by an exponent of the radix; in the floating-point representation system, 0.0012 is represented as 0.12-2 where -2 is the exponent. | |
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Synonym | floating-point representation system | |

Broader | mathematical notation | A notation used by mathematicians |

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