radix
[rā′diks]radix
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 rādīx, root; see wrād- in Indo-European roots.radix
Noun
(plural radixes or radices)
Origin
From Latin radix (â€œa rootâ€)
Proper noun
Radix f
- A taxonomic genus within the family Lymnaeidae â€” several freshwater gastropods.
radix - Computer Definition
The base value in a numbering system. For example, in the decimal numbering system, the radix is 10.