Definition of Denary

1. Adjective. Containing ten or ten parts.

Exact synonyms: Ten-fold, Tenfold
Similar to: Multiple



2. Adjective. Numbered or proceeding by tens; based on ten. "The decimal system"
Exact synonyms: Decimal
Similar to: Quantitative

Definition of Denary

1. a. Containing ten; tenfold; proceeding by tens; as, the denary, or decimal, scale.

2. n. The number ten; a division into ten.

Definition of Denary

1. Noun. An ancient coin, the denarius. ¹

2. Adjective. containing ten parts ¹

3. Adjective. based on the number ten ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Denary

1. containing ten [adj]

Medical Definition of Denary

1. 1. The number ten; a division into ten. 2. A coin; the Anglicized form of denarius. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Denary

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Literary usage of Denary

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1. History of the New World Called America by Edward John Payne (1899)
"Only when the collective unit comes to be multiplied by itself, or ' squared,' would it be necessary to choose between them. Up to this point the denary and ..."

2. The Elements of Logarithms: With an Explanation of the Three and Four Place by James Mills Peirce (1874)
"These are the system of Napier, the natural system, and the denary system. The denary, or decimal, system is that which has the number 10 for its base. ..."

3. The Languages of West Africa by Frederick William Hugh Migeod (1911)
"An important aspect is the use made either of the quinary system or the denary. A newly-forming language in West Africa will probably invariably re-create ..."

4. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1889)
"8 colours (denary). Height, 24 inches. Flowers larger than the preceding. ... 6 colours (denary). Height, 19 inches. A selection having the crown or centre ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The notation is then said to be in the scale of which ten is the base, or in the denary scale. The Roman system, except for the use of symbols for five, ..."

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