Duodecimal Du`o*dec"i*mal, a. [L. duodecim twelve. See {Dozen}.] Proceeding in computation by twelves; expressed in the scale of twelves. -- {Du`o*dec"i*mal*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • duodecimally — du·o·dec·i·mal·ly …   English syllables

  • duodecimally — adverb see duodecimal I …   Useful english dictionary

  • duodecimal — duodecimality, n. duodecimally, adv. /dooh euh des euh meuhl, dyooh /, adj. 1. pertaining to twelfths or to the number 12. 2. proceeding by twelves. n. 3. one of a system of numbers based on the number 12. 4. one of 12 equal parts. [1705 15; < L… …   Universalium

  • duodecimal — [ˌdju:ə(ʊ) dɛsɪm(ə)l] adjective relating to or denoting a system of counting or numerical notation that has twelve as a base. Derivatives duodecimally adverb Origin C17: from L. duodecimus twelfth + al …   English new terms dictionary

  • duodecimal — /djuoʊˈdɛsəməl/ (say dyoohoh desuhmuhl) adjective 1. relating to twelfths, or to the number twelve. 2. proceeding by twelves. –noun 3. one of a system of numerals the base of which is twelve. 4. one of twelve equal parts. {Latin duodecimus… …   Australian English dictionary

  • duodecimal — adj. & n. adj. relating to or using a system of numerical notation that has 12 as a base. n. 1 the duodecimal system. 2 duodecimal notation. Derivatives: duodecimally adv. Etymology: L duodecimus twelfth f. duodecim twelve …   Useful english dictionary

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