# decimal place

*noun***:**a position of a digit as counted to the right or sometimes to the left of the decimal point in a decimalcarried out to the fourth

*decimal place** * *

the position of a number after a ↑decimal point

*Useful english dictionary.
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**decimal place**— noun count a position that comes after the decimal point in a DECIMAL … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English**decimal place**— ► NOUN ▪ the position of a digit to the right of a decimal point … English terms dictionary**decimal place**— UK / US noun [countable] Word forms decimal place : singular decimal place plural decimal places maths a position that comes after the decimal point in a decimal. 0.0164 has four decimal places … English dictionary**decimal place**— /dɛsəməl ˈpleɪs/ (say desuhmuhl plays) noun 1. the position of a digit to the right of a decimal point: in 9.623, 3 is in the third decimal place. 2. the number of digits to the right of a decimal point: 9.623 is a number in three decimal places … Australian English dictionary**decimal place**— noun A digit to the right of the decimal point in a decimal. Syn: decimal, place of decimals … Wiktionary**decimal place**— noun Date: 1706 the position of a digit as counted to the right of the decimal point in a decimal … New Collegiate Dictionary**decimal place**— noun (C) technical one of the positions after a full stop in a decimal: measurements accurate to three decimal places … Longman dictionary of contemporary English**decimal place**— noun the position of a digit to the right of a decimal point … English new terms dictionary**decimal**— 1. noun /ˈdɛsɪml/ a) The number system that uses the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9. b) A number expressed in this system. Syn: base, decimal system, decimal number, decimal place … Wiktionary**place**— noun 1》 a particular position or point in space; a location. ↘informal a person s home. ↘a point in a book reached by a reader at a particular time. 2》 a portion of space available or designated for someone. ↘a vacancy or available… … English new terms dictionary