# Definition of 'decimal place'

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## decimal place

noun

1.

the position of a digit after the decimal point, each successive position to the right having a denominator of an increased power of ten

in 0.025, 5 is in the third decimal place

2.
Compare significant figures (sense 2)

the number of digits to the right of the decimal point

3.142 is a number given to three decimal places

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