Definition of septimal in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈseptəməl/


Relating to the number seven.
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.


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

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Syllabification: sep·ti·mal

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