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Found 3 items, similar to Decimal.

**English → Indonesian** (quick)
Definition: decimal
desimal

**English → English** (WordNet)
Definition: decimal
decimal
adj 1: numbered or proceeding by tens; based on ten; *“the decimal
system”* [syn: denary]
2: divided by tens or hundreds; *“a decimal fraction”*; *“decimal
coinage”*
decimal
n 1: a proper fraction whose denominator is a power of 10 [syn: decimal fraction
]
2: a number in the decimal system

**English → English** (gcide)
Definition: Decimal
Decimal *\Dec"i*mal\*, a. [F. d['e]cimal (cf. LL. decimalis), fr.
L. decimus tenth, fr. decem ten. See Ten, and cf. Dime.]
Of or pertaining to decimals; numbered or proceeding by tens;
having a tenfold increase or decrease, each unit being ten
times the unit next smaller; as, decimal notation; a decimal
coinage.
[1913 Webster]
Decimal arithmetic, the common arithmetic, in which
numeration proceeds by tens.
Decimal fraction, a fraction in which the denominator is
some power of 10, as 2/10, [frac25x100], and is usually
not expressed, but is signified by a point placed at the
left hand of the numerator, as .2, .25.
Decimal point, a dot or full stop at the left of a decimal
fraction. The figures at the left of the point represent
units or whole numbers, as 1.05.
[1913 Webster]
Decimal *\Dec"i*mal\*, n.
A number expressed in the scale of tens; specifically, and
almost exclusively, used as synonymous with a decimal
fraction.
[1913 Webster]
Circulating decimal, or Circulatory decimal, a decimal
fraction in which the same figure, or set of figures, is
constantly repeated; as, 0.354354354; -- called also
recurring decimal, repeating decimal, and repetend.
[1913 Webster]

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