HyperDic: decimal

English > 3 senses of the word decimal:
ADJECTIVEalldecimal, denarynumbered or proceeding by tens
NOUNquantitydecimal, decimal fractiona proper fraction whose denominator is a power of 10
quantitydecimala number in the decimal system
decimal > pronunciation
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English > decimal: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningNumbered or proceeding by tens; based on ten.
Example"the decimal system"
Broaderquantitativeexpressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement
English > decimal: 3 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA proper fraction whose denominator is a power of 10.
Synonymdecimal fraction
Narrowercirculating decimal, recurring decimal, repeating decimalA decimal with a sequence of digits that repeats itself indefinitely
Broaderproper fractionA fraction with a numerator smaller than the denominator
Verbsdecimalize, decimalisechange from fractions to decimals
English > decimal: 3 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA number in the decimal system.
BroadernumberA concept of quantity involving zero and units
Spanishdecimal, número decimal
Catalandecimal, número decimal
Verbsdecimalize, decimalisechange to the decimal system

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