Definitions of decimal

A number expressed in the scale of tens; specifically, and almost exclusively, used as synonymous with a decimal fraction.

A decimal fraction.

A fraction having ten or some power of ten for its denominator.

A fraction whose denominator is ten or some power of ten.

A tenth; a fraction having some power of ten for its denominator.

A tenth.

divided by tens or hundreds; " a decimal fraction"; " decimal coinage"

Of or pertaining to decimals; numbered or proceeding by tens; having a tenfold increase or decrease, each unit being ten times the unit next smaller; as, decimal notation; a decimal coinage.

Pertaining to, or based upon, the number ten.

Numbered or proceeding by tens.

Proceeding by teus.

Pertaining to or founded on the number 10; proceeding by tens or tenths.

Numbered by tens; increasing or diminishing by ten times.