Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “decimal point”

decimal point

noun [C]    
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.Numbering and counting
(Definition of decimal point noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of decimal point

Definitions of “decimal point” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

limber up

to do gentle exercises to stretch the muscles in order to prepare the body for more active physical exercise

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More