Decimal-number definition

A number expressed in the base 10 numbering system. See decimal.
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The definition of a decimal number is another way of representing a fraction by showing the part of the whole by placing it on the right side of a period.

An example of a decimal number is the number 1.33. The numbers ".33" are the parts of a whole and are the approximate equivalent of the fraction 1/3.

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(mathematics) A number represented by the decimal digits 0 to 9 and possibly a decimal point.

Thirteen and a quarter is 13.25 as a decimal number.

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Noun

Singular:
decimal-number
Plural:
decimal-numbers