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## decimal

dec·i·mal / ˈdes(ə)məl/ • adj. relating to or denoting a system of numbers and arithmetic based on the number ten, tenth parts, and powers of ten: decimal arithmetic. ∎  relating to or denoting a system of currency, weights and measures, or other units in which the smaller units are related to the principal units as powers of ten: decimal coinage. • n. (also decimal fraction) a fraction whose denominator is a power of ten and whose numerator is expressed by figures placed to the right of a decimal point. ∎  the system of decimal numerical notation. DERIVATIVES: dec·i·mal·ly adv.

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## decimal

decimal proceeding by powers of 10; also sb. XVII. — modL. decimālis, f. decimus tenth, f. decem TEN; see -AL 1.

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## decimal

decimal •sewellel •camel, enamel, entrammel, mammal, trammel •miasmal, phantasmal •Carmel •abysmal, baptismal, catechismal, dismal, paroxysmal •animal • minimal • lachrymal •maximal •decimal, infinitesimal •septimal • optimal • primal • Rommel •abnormal, conformal, formal, normal, paranormal, subnormal •chromosomal • Kümmel •Brummell, pommel, pummel •epidermal, geothermal, isothermal, pachydermal, taxidermal, thermal

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