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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: significant figure
n : any digit of a number that is known with certainty; any
digit of a number beginning with the leftmost non-zero
digit and ending with the rightmost non-zero digit (or a
zero considered to be the exact value); “he calculated
the answer to four significant figures” [syn: significant digit
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Significant figures
Significant \Sig*nif"i*cant\, a. [L. significans, -antis, p. pr.
of significare. See Signify.]
1. Fitted or designed to signify or make known somethingl
having a meaning; standing as a sign or token; expressive
or suggestive; as, a significant word or sound; a
It was well said of Plotinus, that the stars were
significant, but not efficient. --Sir W.
2. Deserving to be considered; important; momentous; as, a
Significant figures (Arith.), the figures which remain to
any number, or decimal fraction, after the ciphers at the
right or left are canceled. Thus, the significant figures
of 25,000, or of .0025, are 25.