Definition of Floating-point 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 floating-point representation system, 0.0012 is represented as 0.12-2 where -2 is the exponent.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Floating-point Notation
Literary usage of Floating-point 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 floating-point notation. (SAS stores all numeric values in floating-point 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 (floating-point) notation. Numeric data for scientific ..."
3. SAS(R) 9.1.3 Language Reference:: Dictionary, Fifth Edition, Volumes 1-4 by SAS Institute (2006)
"... Informat" on page Reads numeric data that are stored in real binary 1095 (floating-point) notation ..."