digit

Pronunciation Noun

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Pronunciation Noun

**digit** (*plural* digits)

- (
*mathematics*) The whole numbers from 0 to 9 and the Arabic numerals representing them, which are combined to represent base-ten numbers.- ''The number 123.4 has four
**digits**: the hundreds**digit**is 1, the tens**digit**is 2, the units**digit**is 3, and the tenths**digit**is 4.

- ''The number 123.4 has four
- (
*mathematics*) A distinct symbol representing one of an arithmetic progression of numbers between 0 and the radix.*Hexadecimal numeration (Base sixteen) includes the***digits**0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 but also A (=10 decimal), B, C, D, E, and F. Sixteen itself is written as the two-**digit**number 10.

- (
*units of measure, astronomy*)*frac*1 the apparent diameter of the sun or moon, (*chiefly*) as a measure of the totality of an eclipse.*A six-***digit**eclipse covers half the lunar surface.

- (
*historical units of measure*) A unit of length notionally based upon the width of an adult human finger, standardized differently in various places and times, (*especially*) the English digit of*frac*1 foot (about 1.9 cm). - (
*units of measure, obsolete*) Synonym of*inch#English|inch*. - (
*anatomy*) A narrow extremity of the human hand or foot: a finger, thumb, or toe. - (
*zoology*) Similar or similar-looking structures in other animals.- The ruminants have the cloven foot, i.e. two hoofed
**digits**on each foot.

- The ruminants have the cloven foot, i.e. two hoofed

- (
*geometry, rare, obsolete*) Synonym of*degree#English|degree*:*frac*1 of a circle.

- (
*numerical place*) place, figure (*informal, usually in discussion of money*) - (
*astronomical unit*) finger (*obsolete*) - (
*unit of length*) finger, fingerbreadth, fingersbreadth

- French: doigt (
*finger*), orteil (*toe*) - German: Finger (
*finger*), Zeh (*toe*) - Portuguese: dígito, dedo
- Russian: па́лец
- Spanish: dedo

- French: chiffre
- German: Ziffer, Stelle
- Italian: cifra
- Portuguese: dígito, algarismo
- Russian: ци́фра
- Spanish: dígito, cifra

**digit** (digits, *present participle* digiting; *past and past participle* digited)

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