a type of numeration in which the position of a digit affects its value.
the method of denoting numbers by the use of a finite number of digits, each digit having its value multiplied by its place value, as in 936 = (9 × 100) + (3 × 10) + 6
- Positional nystagmus
positional nystagmus n. A nystagmus occurring only when the head is in a particular position.
- Positional representation
mathematics The conventional way of writing numbers as a string of digits in which each digit, D, has value D * R^I, where R is the radix or (number) base and I is the digit’s position counting leftward from zero at the least significant (right-hand) end. Each digit can be zero to R-1. Each position […]
- Position angle
noun 1. the direction in which one object lies relative to another on the celestial sphere, measured in degrees from north in an easterly direction
- Position audit
noun 1. (commerce) a systematic assessment of the current strengths and weaknesses of an organization as a prerequisite for future strategic planning