Definition of decimal point noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


decimal point

BrE BrE//ˌdesɪml ˈpɔɪnt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdesɪml ˈpɔɪnt//
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a dot or point used to separate the whole number from the tenths, hundredths, etc. of a decimal, for example in 0.61
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: decimal point