# decimal system

*noun*

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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

1811

## First Known Use of *decimal system*

1811

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