decimal point Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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decimal pointnoun [C]

uk   us  
the dot used between the ​wholenumbers and the ​tenths of a ​decimal. In some ​countries a ​decimal comma is used ​instead: To ​divide by ten, ​move the ​decimalpoint one ​place to the ​left.
(Definition of decimal point from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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decimal pointnoun [C]

 us   /ˈdes·ə·məl ˌpɔint/
a ​mark used in ​numbers to ​separatewholenumbers from ​parts of ​numbers: To ​divide by ten, move the decimal point one ​place to the ​left.
(Definition of decimal point from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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