Sentence Examples


  • In these cases the digit itself, or decimal multiples, seem to have been used.
  • 8), the continual mention of large decimal numbers of shekels in the earlier books, and the certain fact of 100 shekels being = mina.
  • The first national coinage was begun in 1822, and the decimal system was adopted in 1863.
  • Which stand as (1/6)th of the other decimal series based on the digit.
  • The great spread of the Phoenician weight on the Mediterranean, of the Persian in Asia Minor and of the Assyrian in Egypt are evident cases; and that the decimal weights of the laws of Manu (43) are decidedly not Assyrian or Persian, but on exactly the Phoenician standard, is a curious evidence of trade by water and not overland.