Example sentences for: decimal

How can you use “decimal” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • 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.

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

  • Guineas ceased to be minted in Britain in 1813, but continued until decimal introduction, as a term used in pricing goods and services.

  • Into our language came a new description, a pee two pees, and so on, according to the price charged, for decimal currency, but out of use went the nicknames and slang terms used in Britain for the previous currency.

  • ORs of less than 1 are given two decimal places; those greater than or equal to 1 are given one decimal place to achieve comparable accuracy.


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