tens place

noun
\ ˈtenz- How to pronounce tens place (audio) \

Definition of tens place

: the place two to the left of the decimal point in a number expressed in the Arabic system of writing numbers

First Known Use of tens place

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Tens place.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tens%20place. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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