Definition of fixed point in English:
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Denoting a mode of representing a number by a single sequence of digits whose values depend on their location relative to a predetermined radix point: these computers perform arithmetic in fixed-point binary format Often contrasted with floating-point.
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- Ada does non-integer fixed-point types, which is very rare.
- Three units of the five deal with fixed-point operations, and the remaining two - with floating-point operations.
- He is a longtime proponent of fixed-point arithmetic.
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