decimalization


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dec·i·mal·ize

 (dĕs′ə-mə-līz′)
tr.v. dec·i·mal·ized, dec·i·mal·iz·ing, dec·i·mal·iz·es
To change to a decimal system.

dec′i·mal·i·za′tion (-mə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.decimalization - the act of changing to a decimal system; "the decimalization of British currency"
change - the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
Translations
převedení na desetinnou soustavu
gøren til en decimal
decimálástizedes törtté való átírás
umbreyting yfir í tugakerfi
prevedenie na desatinnú sústavu
ondalığa çevirme

decimalization

[ˌdesɪməlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nconversión f al sistema decimal, decimalización f

decimalization

nUmstellung fauf das Dezimalsystem, Dezimalisierung f (form)

decimalization

[ˌdɛsɪməlaɪˈzeɪʃn] n (Brit) → conversione f al sistema metrico decimale

decimal

(ˈdesiməl) adjective
numbered by tens. the decimal system.
noun
a decimal fraction. Convert these fractions to decimals.
ˈdecimalize, ˈdecimalise verb
to convert from a non-decimal to a decimal form.
ˌdecimaliˈzation, ˌdecimaliˈsation noun
decimal currency
a system of money in which each coin or note is either a tenth of or ten times another in value.
decimal fraction
a fraction expressed as so many tenths, hundredths, thousandths etc and written with a decimal point, like this. 0.1 (= 1/10), 2.33 (= 233/100).
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