Decimal-point meaning

A dot written in a decimal number, as in 8.375, to indicate the place where values change from positive to negative powers of 10.
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A period used in decimal notation to separate whole numbers from fractions, as in the number 1.3, which represents 1 +3 /10 .
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(arithmetic) A point (.) used to separate the fractional part of a decimal from the whole part.
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(arithmetic) A decimal mark, any symbol used to separate the fractional part of a decimal from the whole part.
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(proscribed) A decimal place.
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