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decimal fraction
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decimal fraction
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noun
Arithmetic
.
a fraction whose denominator is some power of 10, usually indicated by a dot
(decimal point or point)
written before the numerator: as 0.4 = 4/10; 0.126 = 126/1000.
Compare
common fraction
,
nonterminating decimal
,
terminating decimal
.
Origin:
1650–60
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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decimal fraction
Collins
World English Dictionary
decimal fraction
—
n
another name for
decimal
Collins English Dictionary  Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
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American Heritage
Science Dictionary
decimal fraction
A decimal having no digits to the left of the decimal point except zero, such as 0.2 or 0.00354.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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Example sentences
When a
decimal fraction
of a degree is specified, it shall be separated from
the whole number of degrees by a decimal point.
Percentage values are collected in
decimal fraction
format and are being
displayed that way.
The overhead and profit shall be in the form of a
decimal fraction
.
When a
decimal fraction
of a degree is specified, it shall be separated from
the whole number of degrees by a decimal point.
It is an estimate, expressed as a
decimal fraction
, of the chance that oil or natural gas exist within the particular play.
Or you may enter the hours, a period, and a
decimal fraction
.
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