Pronunciation of Decimal
/dˈɛsɪmə͡l/, /dˈɛsɪməl/, /d_ˈɛ_s_ɪ_m_əl/
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Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for decimal:
- But he roundly maintained once or twice, without any apparent relevance, that a woman was like a repeating decimal- you could follow her, but you never could reach her. - "Mrs. Falchion, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009.
- Against the maladies which have been specified as indicating the tincture of Yew for their cure, from five to ten drops of the third decimal tincture should be given, with a spoonful of water, every two, three, or four hours, whilst required. - "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure", William Thomas Fernie.
- She looked upon it, and quivering her fingers in a manner which I thought very pretty, but of which I know not whether it was art or play, multiplied the sum regularly in two lines, observing the decimal place; but did not add the two lines together, probably disdaining so easy an operation. - "A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland", Samuel Johnson.