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number system

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Any system of naming or representing numbers, as the decimal system or the binary system. Also called numeral system.
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Noun1.number system - any notation for the representation of numbersnumber system - any notation for the representation of numbers
mathematical notation - a notation used by mathematicians
positional notation, positional representation system - a numeration system in which a real number is represented by an ordered set of characters where the value of a character depends on its position
radix, base - (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place; "10 is the radix of the decimal system"
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