Example sentences for: decimal

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  • While it is acknowledged that such a method would not work well for books, the idea was that the number of occurrencies of a lemma (a technical though convenient term for the `thing--word or phrase--under study'), multiplied by, say the Audit Bureau of Circulation sworn circulation of a periodical would yield a figure that could legitimately be called its Exposure . Obviously, such a number would be far too large to manipulate readily, so, using a formula familiar to statisticians, it was normalized to produce a simple decimal number of only a few digits which I called the lemma's Exposure Index . The purpose of the exercise was to connect the frequency information with the language as it is used and perceived; in addition, the approach would serve to eliminate from consideration those materials which, though published, were little read, with a consequent low influence on the lexicon.

  • On February 15th, 1971, Britain introduced decimal currency.

  • It was also easier to remember than other systems because it was based on the decimal system.

  • UBF-1 specifically binds the ribosomal RNA gene promoter, although no particular recognition sequence can be identified [ 22 ] . HMGB1 and UBF-1 contain multiple HMG-box motifs, although only one is shown (indicated by decimal in Fig.

  • As reported in The N.Y. Times , “Tonga has decided against calling its new decimal currency unit the dollar because the native word tola also means a `pig's snout,' the `soft end of a coconut,' or, in vulgar language, a `mouth.


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