decimalization


dec·i·mal·i·za·tion

noun \ˌde-sə-mə-lə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of DECIMALIZATION

:  conversion (as of a currency) to a decimal system
dec·i·mal·ize \ˈde-sə-mə-ˌlīz\ transitive verb

First Known Use of DECIMALIZATION

1855

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