units place

noun

Definition of units place 

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

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Lighter tanks need less powerful engines, increasing fuel economy and decreasing the strain a mechanized unit places on logistics. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "The United States' Next Tank Could Be Protected by 'Steel Foam'," 28 Mar. 2018

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1674, in the meaning defined above

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