
Definition of Floatingpoint notation
1. Noun. A radix numeration system in which the location of the decimal point is indicated by an exponent of the radix; in the floatingpoint representation system, 0.0012 is represented as 0.122 where 2 is the exponent.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Floatingpoint Notation
Literary usage of Floatingpoint notation
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. SAS(R) 9.1 Companion for OpenVMS Alpha by Sas Institute, Institute SAS Institute (2004)
"Numeric data for scientific calculations are commonly represented in floatingpoint
notation. (SAS stores all numeric values in floatingpoint notation. ..."
2. SAS(R) 9.1 Companion for Windows by SAS Institute (2004)
"Details The RBw.d informat reads numeric data that are stored in microcomputer
real binary (floatingpoint) notation. Numeric data for scientific ..."
3. SAS(R) 9.1.3 Language Reference:: Dictionary, Fifth Edition, Volumes 14 by SAS Institute (2006)
"... Informat" on page Reads numeric data that are stored in real binary
1095 (floatingpoint) notation ..."