decimal

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Borrowed from Late Latin, Medieval Latin decimalis, from Latin decimus, from decem (ten) + adjective suffix -alis.

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decimal (countable and uncountable, plural decimals)

  1. (countable) A number expressed in the base-10 system, (particularly) a fractional numeral written in this system.
    What is 7/23 as a decimal?
  2. (informal, uncountable) The decimal system itself.
  3. (informal) A decimal place.
    Pi has a value of 3.141, to three decimals.
  4. (informal) A decimal point.

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decimal (not comparable)

  1. (arithmetic, computing) Concerning numbers expressed in decimal or mathematical calculations performed using decimal.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin decimalis, from Latin decimus.

Adjective[edit]

decimal m, f (plural decimais, comparable)

  1. (arithmetic, computing) decimal (concerning numbers expressed in decimal or calculations using decimal)

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decimal m (plural decimais)

  1. (countable) decimal (number expressed in the decimal system)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin decimalis, from Latin decimus.

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decimal (plural decimales)

  1. decimal

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Adjective[edit]

decimal

  1. decimal (using ten digits 0-9)

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Inflection of decimal
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular decimal
Neuter singular decimalt
Plural decimala
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 decimale
All decimala
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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decimal c

  1. a decimal place (digits expressing decimal fractions)

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Declension of decimal 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative decimal decimalen decimaler decimalerna
Genitive decimals decimalens decimalers decimalernas