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Main Entry: ^{1}dec·i·mal
Pronunciation: des-(-)ml
Function: adjective
Etymology: derived from Latin decimalis "of a tenth part," from decimus "a tenth part," from decem "ten" --related to DECEMBER, DIME 1: based on the number 10; especially: expressed in, used in, or using a number system with a base of 10 especially with the decimal point <a decimal system of writing numerals> < 1/4 in decimal form is .25> 2: divided into 10th or 100th units <switched to a decimal money system>