decimal place
noun Date: 1706 the position of a digit as counted to the right of the decimal point in a decimal

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  • decimal place — noun count a position that comes after the decimal point in a DECIMAL …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • decimal place — ► NOUN ▪ the position of a digit to the right of a decimal point …   English terms dictionary

  • decimal place — noun : a position of a digit as counted to the right or sometimes to the left of the decimal point in a decimal carried out to the fourth decimal place * * * ˌdecimal ˈplace 7 [decimal place] noun the position of a number after a ↑decimal point • …   Useful english dictionary

  • decimal place — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms decimal place : singular decimal place plural decimal places maths a position that comes after the decimal point in a decimal. 0.0164 has four decimal places …   English dictionary

  • decimal place — /dɛsəməl ˈpleɪs/ (say desuhmuhl plays) noun 1. the position of a digit to the right of a decimal point: in 9.623, 3 is in the third decimal place. 2. the number of digits to the right of a decimal point: 9.623 is a number in three decimal places …   Australian English dictionary

  • decimal place — noun A digit to the right of the decimal point in a decimal. Syn: decimal, place of decimals …   Wiktionary

  • decimal place — noun (C) technical one of the positions after a full stop in a decimal: measurements accurate to three decimal places …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • decimal place — noun the position of a digit to the right of a decimal point …   English new terms dictionary

  • decimal — 1. noun /ˈdɛsɪml/ a) The number system that uses the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9. b) A number expressed in this system. Syn: base, decimal system, decimal number, decimal place …   Wiktionary

  • place — noun 1》 a particular position or point in space; a location.     ↘informal a person s home.     ↘a point in a book reached by a reader at a particular time. 2》 a portion of space available or designated for someone.     ↘a vacancy or available… …   English new terms dictionary

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