Definition of Decimalisation

1. Noun. The act of changing to a decimal system. "The decimalization of British currency"

Exact synonyms: Decimalization
Generic synonyms: Change
Derivative terms: Decimalise, Decimalise, Decimalize, Decimalize



Definition of Decimalisation

1. Noun. Conversion to a decimal system. ¹

2. Noun. Specifically, conversion of the currency of the United Kingdom in 1971 from pounds, shillings and pence to a decimal system in which one pound was worth 100 new pence (later renamed simply ''pence''). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decimalisation

decimal dozen
decimal fraction
decimal fractions
decimal notation
decimal number
decimal number system
decimal numbers
decimal numeration system
decimal place
decimal places
decimal point
decimal points
decimal system
decimal without a zero
decimalisation (current term)
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Literary usage of Decimalisation

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1903)
"The late J. Hamblin Smith's Rule for the decimalisation of English Money.1 By 3. D. HAMILTON DICKSON. To divide by 96 is equivalent to multiplying by the ..."

2. A suggestion for a British decimal currency, and decimal system of accounts by C. A. Manning (1867)
"Believing, as the writer has above hinted, that the decimalisation of British Currency and Account- keeping is but a question of time, his suggestion is a ..."

3. Investigations in Currency and Finance by William Stanley Jevons, ( (1884)
"The Decimal System in Numbers, Coins, and Accounts . . . with reference to the decimalisation of the Currency. 245 pp. Portraits, Figures of Coins, etc. ..."

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