decimalization

noun
dec·i·mal·i·za·tion | \ˌde-sə-mə-lə-ˈzā-shən \

Definition of decimalization 

: conversion (as of a currency) to a decimal system

Other Words from decimalization

decimalize \ˈde-sə-mə-ˌlīz \ transitive verb

First Known Use of decimalization

1855, in the meaning defined above

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