12 in 12 pounds is denominate.
Securities that are denominated in dollars or yen.
“15” in “15 feet” is a denominate number.
Oil is denominated in dollars, so changes in the strength of the dollar affect oil prices everywhere.
Origin of denominate
- Latin dēnōmināre dēnōmināt- dē- de- nōmināre to name (from nōmen nōmin- name nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition