Definition of Decimalization

1. Noun. The act of changing to a decimal system. "The decimalization of British currency"

Exact synonyms: Decimalisation
Generic synonyms: Change
Derivative terms: Decimalise, Decimalise, Decimalize, Decimalize

Definition of Decimalization

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of decimalisation) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Decimalization

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decimalization

decimal numeration system
decimal place
decimal places
decimal point
decimal points
decimal system
decimal system of classification
decimal without a zero
decimalisation
decimalisations
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decimalised
decimalises
decimalising
decimalism
decimalization (current term)
decimalizations
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decimally
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decimated
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decimating
decimation
decimations
decimator

Literary usage of Decimalization

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1. The Metric Fallacy: An Investigation of the Claims Made for the Metric by Frederick Arthur Halsey, Samuel Sherman Dale (1920)
"... CHAPTER XIX THE decimalization OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES The term decimalization, as applied to weights and measures, has two meanings, which are often, ..."

2. Modern Ideas and Methods for School Teachers and Students in Training from a by John Eades (1922)
"decimalization can be used in ' practice ' sums. Suppose I wish to find the ... Interest sums can also be worked by decimalization. Find the simple interest ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1855)
"... of the past with the future ; but we should be in harmony with France, and perhaps it is thought that that would fully compensate. On the decimalization ..."

4. Securities Markets: Decimal Pricing Has Contributed to Lower Trading Costs by Richard J. Hillman (2005)
"York Stock Exchange, Inc., decimalization of Trading on the New York Stock ... Also see NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc., The Impact of decimalization on The ..."

5. Money and the Mechanism of Exchange by William Stanley Jevons (1919)
"decimalization of English Money. Since Lord "Wrottesley in 1824 proposed in parliament to adopt a decimal subdivision of the pound sterling, ..."

6. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1855)
"On the decimalization of the Tariff. By WILLIAM MILLER. Communicated by ROBERT RR MOORE. Magnitude and Fluctuation of the Circulation of Bills of Exchange, ..."

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