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du·o·dec·i·mal

 (do͞o′ə-dĕs′ə-məl, dyo͞o′-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or based on the number 12: the duodecimal number system.
2. Of or relating to twelfths.
n.
A twelfth.

[From Latin duodecimus, twelfth, from duodecim, twelve : duo, two; see dwo- in Indo-European roots + decem, ten; see dekm̥ in Indo-European roots.]

duodecimal

(ˌdjuːəʊˈdɛsɪməl)
adj
(Mathematics) relating to twelve or twelfths
n
1. (Mathematics) a twelfth
2. (Mathematics) one of the numbers used in a duodecimal number system
ˌduoˈdecimally adv

du•o•dec•i•mal

(ˌdu əˈdɛs ə məl, ˌdyu-)

adj.
1. pertaining to twelfths or to the number 12.
2. proceeding by twelves.
n.
3. one of a system of numbers based on the number 12.
4. one of 12 equal parts.
[1705–15; < Latin duodecim twelve + -al1]
du`o•dec`i•mal′i•ty, n.
du`o•dec′i•mal•ly, adv.

du·o·dec·i·mal

(do͞o′ə-dĕs′ə-məl)
Relating to or based on the number 12; having 12 as the base. In the duodecimal number system, each digit represents a multiple of a power of 12 instead of 10. Thus the duodecimal number 24 represents (2 × 121) + (4 × 120), or 28.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.duodecimal - one part in twelve equal parts
common fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers
Adj.1.duodecimal - based on twelve; "the duodecimal number system"
quantitative - expressible as a quantity or relating to or susceptible of measurement; "export wheat without quantitative limitations"; "quantitative analysis determines the amounts and proportions of the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture"
Translations

duodecimal

[ˌdjuːəʊˈdesɪməl] ADJduodecimal

duodecimal

[ˌdjuːəʊˈdɛsɪml] adjduodecimale
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