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vi·ges·i·mal

 (vĭ-jĕs′ə-məl)
adj.
1. Twentieth.
2. Proceeding or occurring in intervals of 20.
3. Based on or relating to 20.

[From Latin vīgēsimus, variant of vīcēsimus, twentieth, from vīgintī, twenty; see wīkm̥tī- in Indo-European roots.]
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vigesimal

(vaɪˈdʒɛsɪməl)
adj
1. relating to or based on the number 20
2. taking place or proceeding in intervals of 20
3. twentieth
[C17: from Latin vīgēsimus, variant (influenced by vīgintī twenty) of vīcēsimus twentieth]
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vi•ges•i•mal

(vaɪˈdʒɛs ə məl)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or based on twenty.
2. twentieth.
3. proceeding by twenties.
[1650–60; < Latin vīgēsim(us), variant of vīcēsimus, vīcēnsimus twentieth]
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Adj.1.vigesimal - relating to or based on the number twenty
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Ja os maias, independentemente da influencia de estrangeiros, fizeram descobertas parecidas por volta do primeiro seculo da era Crista, desenvolvendo um sistema de numeracao de base vigesimal, posicional, com o principios aditivo e multiplicativo e, com a presenca de um simbolo para representar a quantidade zero, conforme Figura 12 (IFRAH, 2010; EVES, 2011).