Definition of Duodecimal

1. Noun. One part in twelve equal parts.

Exact synonyms: One-twelfth, Twelfth, Twelfth Part
Generic synonyms: Common Fraction, Simple Fraction



2. Adjective. Based on twelve. "The duodecimal number system"
Similar to: Quantitative

Definition of Duodecimal

1. a. Proceeding in computation by twelves; expressed in the scale of twelves.

2. n. A twelfth part; as, the duodecimals of an inch.

Definition of Duodecimal

1. Adjective. (arithmetic) Of a number, expressed in duodecimal. ¹

2. Noun. (arithmetic) A number system that uses 12 as its base. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Duodecimal

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Duodecimal

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dunters
dunting
dunts
dunzo
duo
duo-
duobinary
duocrinin
duodecagon
duodecagons
duodecennial
duodecillion
duodecillions
duodecillionth
duodecimal (current term)
duodecimals
duodecimate
duodecimated
duodecimfid
duodecimo
duodecimos
duodecimvirate
duodecuple
duodena
duodenal
duodenal ampulla
duodenal atresia
duodenal bulb
duodenal cap

Literary usage of Duodecimal

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1. The Philosophy of Arithmetic as Developed from the Three Fundamental by Edward Brooks (1880)
"A duodecimal SCALE. AS already explained, any number may be made the basis of n ... The duodecimal basis would have been greatly superior, giving greater ..."

2. A Short Manual of Comparative Philology for Classical Students by Peter Giles (1901)
"At points it is crossed by a duodecimal system, traces of which remain in ... that the duodecimal elements in the Indo-Germanic system of numeration were ..."

3. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1859)
"duodecimal, proceeding by twelves, a term properly applied to an arithmetical ... But the term duodecimal is also given to the system of compound numbers, ..."

4. Harvard African Studies by African Dept (1917)
"... AND THE NEIGHBORING TRIBES WHICH USE THE duodecimal SYSTEM OF NUMERATION HF MATHEWS ASSISTANT DISTRICT COMMISSIONER, NIGERIA • The object of these notes ..."

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