Radix-point meaning

The location in a number that separates the integral part from the fractional part. For example, in the decimal system, it is the decimal point.
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(mathematics) The character used to separate the integer and fractional part of a number in a digital representation of a number, regardless of the base used.
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Origin of radix-point

  • Generalization of the term decimal point to be independent of the base used.

    From Wiktionary