1. [ noun ] (mathematics) a proper fraction whose denominator is a power of 10
Synonyms: decimal_fraction
Related terms: proper_fraction circulating_decimal decimalise
2. [ adjective ] divided by tens or hundreds

"a decimal fraction" "decimal coinage"

Related terms: quantitative
3. [ adjective ] numbered or proceeding by tens; based on ten
Synonyms: denary

"the decimal system"

Related terms: quantitative
4. [ noun ] (mathematics) a number in the decimal system
Related terms: number decimalize
Similar spelling:   decimalize