Definition of septimal in English:

septimal

Line breaks: sep|timal
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛptɪm(ə)l
 
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adjective

Relating to the number seven.
More example sentences
  • Here is an example of a septimal clock, placed next to a standard sexagesimal clock for comparison.
  • While the septimal system of calculation can be mapped onto the decimal, no comparable mapping of Aristotelian onto Platonic categories is possible.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Latin septimus 'seventh' (from septem 'seven') + -al.

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