Duodecimal



[doo-uh-des-uh-muh l, dyoo-] /ˌdu əˈdɛs ə məl, ˌdyu-/

adjective
1.
pertaining to twelfths or to the number 12.
2.
proceeding by twelves.
noun
3.
one of a system of numbers based on the number 12.
4.
one of 12 equal parts.
/ˌdjuːəʊˈdɛsɪməl/
adjective
1.
relating to twelve or twelfths
noun
2.
a twelfth
3.
one of the numbers used in a duodecimal number system
adj.

1714, from Latin in duodecimo (see duodecimo).
duodecimal
(d’ə-děs’ə-məl)
Relating to or based on the number 12; having 12 as the base. In the duodecimal number system, each digit represents a multiple of a power of 12 instead of 10. Thus the duodecimal number 24 represents (2 × 121) + (4 × 120), or 28.

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