radix
ra·dixpl. radi·ces or ra′dixes
- the root of a plant
- radicle
- Linguis. a root, or base
- Math. a number made the base of a system of numbers
Origin of radix
L, rootradix
noun
pl. rad·i·ces or ra·dix·es- Biology A root or point of origin.
- Abbr. rad. Mathematics The base of a system of numbers, such as 2 in the binary system and 10 in the decimal system.
Origin of radix
Latin rad&imacron;x, root; see wrad- in Indo-European roots.radix
radix - Computer Definition
The base value in a numbering system. For example, in the decimal numbering system, the radix is 10.