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decimal [1].


Pronunciation: \'de-s[schwa]-m[schwa]l, 'des-m[schwa]l\


1 : based on the number 10 : numbered or counting by tens <We use a decimal system of writing numbers.>

2 : expressed in or including a decimal <The decimal form of 1/4 is .25.>

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Date:Jan 1, 2009
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