Definition of decimal place in English:

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decimal place

noun

The position of a digit to the right of a decimal point.
Example sentences
  • We have seen that to the left of the decimal place, the digits represent 1's, 10's, 100's, 1000's, and so on.
  • Converted to decimals this is 0.0087268 which is correct to 6 decimal places, the answer to 7 decimal places being 0.0087265.
  • In his spare time, between 1844 and 1847, he calculated the natural logarithms of the first 1005000 numbers to 7 decimal places.

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Syllabification: dec·i·mal place

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