decimalize

decimalize

[des-uh-muh-lahyz, des-muh-]
verb (used with object), decimalized, decimalizing.
to reduce to a decimal system.
Also, especially British, decimalise.


Origin:
1855–60; decimal + -ize

decimalization, noun
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decimalize or decimalise (ˈdɛsɪməˌlaɪz)
 
vb
to change (a system, number, etc) to the decimal system: Britain has decimalized her currency
 
decimalise or decimalise
 
vb
 
decimali'zation or decimalise
 
n
 
decimali'sation or decimalise
 
n

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