hundreds place

noun

Definition of hundreds place

: the place three to the left of the decimal point in a number expressed in the Arabic system of notation

First Known Use of hundreds place

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Hundreds place.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hundreds%20place. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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