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decimal systemnoun [S]

uk   /ˈdes.ɪ.məl ˌsɪs.təm/ us   /ˈdes.ɪ.məl ˌsɪs.təm/
a system of counting based on the number ten, with numbers from 0 to 9
(Definition of decimal system from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 十进制…
in Chinese (Traditional) 十進制…
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