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## decimal pointnoun [C]

uk us
the dot used between the whole numbers and the tenths of a decimal. In some countries a decimal comma is used instead: To divide by ten, move the decimal point one place to the left.
 in Korean (측정)단위… in Arabic فَاصِلة (.)… in Portuguese ponto decimal (.)… in Japanese 小数点… in Italian il segno (.) usato per separare le unità dalle cifre decimali… in Chinese (Traditional) 小數點… in Russian точка, отделяющая целое число от дроби (соответствует запятой в русском языке)… in Turkish ondalık sayıyı ayıran nokta… in Chinese (Simplified) 小数点… in Polish przecinek, kropka dziesiętna, W tradycji anglosaskiej w ułamku dziesiętnym używamy kropki…
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