mantissa
Noun

mantissa (plural mantissas)

  1. (obsolete) A minor addition to a text.
  2. (mathematics) The part of a common logarithm after the decimal point, the fractional part of a logarithm.
  3. (mathematics, computing) The significand; that part of a floating-point number or number in scientific notation that contains its significant digits.
    Synonyms: significand
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