# fixed-point

fixed-point designating, of, or having to do with a system of arithmetic, used esp. in computer science, having its numbers expressed with a given, fixed decimal or binary point

## fixed-point

adjective

Of, relating to, or being a method of writing numerical quantities with a predetermined number of digits and with the decimal located at a single unchanging position.

## fixed-point

Adjective

(*not comparable*)

- (computing) Being or using an internal number representation with a fixed number of decimal places (as opposed to floating-point).

## fixed point - Computer Definition

A method for storing and calculating numbers in which the decimal point is always in the same location. Contrast with floating point.