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See also: dígit
From Middle English digit, from Latin digitus (“a fingerbreadth; a number”). Doublet of digitus.
digit (plural digits)
- (mathematics) The whole numbers from 0 to 9 and the Arabic numerals representing them, which are combined to represent base-ten numbers.
- (mathematics) A distinct symbol representing one of an arithmetic progression of numbers between 0 and the radix.
- Hexadecimal numeration (Base sixteen) includes the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 but also A (=10 decimal), B, C, D, E, and F. Sixteen itself is written as the two-digit number 10.
- (units of measure, astronomy) 1⁄12 the apparent diameter of the sun or moon, (chiefly) as a measure of the totality of an eclipse.
- A six-digit eclipse covers half the lunar surface.
- Synonym: finger (obsolete)
- (historical units of measure) A unit of length notionally based upon the width of an adult human finger, standardized differently in various places and times, (especially) the English digit of 1⁄16 foot, now equivalent to about 1.9 cm.
- Synonyms: finger, fingerbreadth, fingersbreadth
- (units of measure, obsolete) Synonym of inch.
- (anatomy) A narrow extremity of the human hand or foot: a finger, thumb, or toe.
- 2018, Shiv Kotecha, The Switch, United States: Wonder, →ISBN, page 144:
- Jai grabbed Andrew’s shoulders with the same three digits he had used to grab the ancient doubter’s skull and spun him around.
- (zoology) Similar or similar-looking structures in other animals.
- 1866, Richard Owen, Anatomy of Vertebrates:
- The ruminants have the cloven foot, i.e. two hoofed digits on each foot.
- (geometry, rare, obsolete) Synonym of degree: 1⁄360 of a circle.
finger or toe
unit of length
digit (third-person singular simple present digits, present participle digiting, simple past and past participle digited)
- (transitive) To point at or point out with the finger.
- "digit, n. and adj.", in the Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
From English digit, from digitus.
digit m (plural digits)
- digit (number from 0-9)
digit (plural digitys)
- digit (Arabic numeral)
- English: digit
- “diǧit, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-02-21.
Borrowed from English digit, from Latin digitus (“a fingerbreadth; a number”). Doublet of deget.
digit m (plural digiți)
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