noun (plural radices /ˈradəˌsēz, ˈrā-/)
- 1 Mathematics The base of a system of numeration. See also base1 ( sense 8 of the noun).More example sentences
- Here r is the base, or radix, and the coefficients d i are the digits of the number.
- All that is needed to comprehend the puzzle is understanding that counting by grouping is most easily recorded in the positional notations, radix being the largest group size.
- Everything hinges on the assumption that the incremental cost of increasing the radix is the same as the incremental cost of increasing the number of digits.
- 2 • formal A source or origin of something: Judaism is the radix of ChristianityMore example sentences
- The unturned chart is called the ‘radical figure’, the radix - the root from which all the symbolism emerges.
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