decimal system

noun

Definition of decimal system

  1. 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. 2 :  a system of measurement or currency in which the basic units increase by powers of 10

First Known Use of decimal system

1841


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