decimal

Pronunciation Noun

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Pronunciation Noun

**decimal**

- (
*countable*) A number expressed in the base-ten system, (*particularly*) a fractional numeral written in this system.*What is**frac*7 as a**decimal**?

- (
*informal, uncountable*) The decimal system itself. - (
*informal*) A decimal place.*Pi has a value of 3.142, to three***decimals**.

- (
*informal*) A decimal point.

- (
*number*)*See***decimal number** - (
*system*)*See***decimal system** - (
*place*)*See***decimal place**

- (
*fractional number*)*See***fraction**

- French: décimal, système décimal
- German: Dezimalsystem, Zehnersystem
- Italian: decimale
- Portuguese: decimal
- Russian: десяти́чная систе́ма

**decimal** (*not comparable*)

- (
*arithmetic, computing*) Concerning numbers expressed in decimal or mathematical calculations performed using decimal.

**decimal** (decimals, *present participle* decimaling; *past and past participle* decimaled)

- to represent with numbers after a decimal point
**1984**Robert William Dent, Proverbial Language in English Drama Exclusive of Shakespeare, 1495-1616: An Index ↗- Single-
**decimaled**entries, often originating in Whiting (Wh) or Wilson (OW; see p. 23, fn.3), are from SPL. To save space, examples cited in SPL are normally not repeated (examples therefore begin with "Add:"). Double-**decimaled**entries, again often based on Wh or OW, are "new."

- Single-
**2001**Richard J. Harris A Primer of Multivariate Statistics ↗ page 54- simplified, substantively interpretable versions of the optimal (but many-
**decimaled**) linear combinations of your original variables

- simplified, substantively interpretable versions of the optimal (but many-
**2015**Brad Knickerbocker, [https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Education/2015/0314/It-s-Pi-Day!-Let-s-have-some-pie It’s Pi Day! Let’s have some pie.]*Christian Science Monitor*- So naturally, 3/14 – the 14th of March – is celebrated as “Pi Day.” And since 3.14 is the beginning, not the end of Pi – it can be
**decimaled**on out to infinity – and since the next two numbers are 1 and 5 voila! today’s date 3/14/15 is really special.

- So naturally, 3/14 – the 14th of March – is celebrated as “Pi Day.” And since 3.14 is the beginning, not the end of Pi – it can be

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