decimal system


decimal system

noun

Definition of DECIMAL SYSTEM

1
:  a number system that uses a notation in which each number is expressed in base 10 by using one of the first nine integers or 0 in each place and letting each place value be a power of 10
2
:  a system of measurement or currency in which the basic units increase by powers of 10

First Known Use of DECIMAL SYSTEM

1811

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