# Decimal-point definition

^{3}/

_{10}.

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.

noun

A period used in decimal notation to separate whole numbers from fractions, as in the number 1.3, which represents 1 +^{3} /_{10} .

noun

(arithmetic) A decimal mark, any symbol used to separate the fractional part of a decimal from the whole part.

noun

(proscribed) A decimal place.

noun

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Singular:

decimal-point
Plural:

decimal-points