units place

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1674, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of units place was in 1674

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“Units place.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/units%20place. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition

units place

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

called also ones place

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