floating-point notation

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Noun1.floating-point notation - a radix numeration system in which the location of the decimal point is indicated by an exponent of the radix; in the floating-point representation system, 0.0012 is represented as 0.12-2 where -2 is the exponent
mathematical notation - a notation used by mathematicians
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While simultaneously providing four-channel measurements, the meter measures ion concentration directly in fixed- or floating-point notation. Model 215, a research-grade meter, has dual electrode inputs, allowing both conventional glass electrodes and solid-state non-glass FET electrodes.

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