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Synonyms for decimal

a proper fraction whose denominator is a power of 10

a number in the decimal system

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numbered or proceeding by tens


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PENNY WISE: Lord Fiske tries the new decimal currency on February 15, 1971
The changeover was presided over by the Decimal Currency Board which splashed out pounds 1.
But the Decimal Currency Board were forced to admit one in four people still did not know the worth of a new penny.
The complete switch over to decimal currency will be on February 15, 1971.
This will be more difficult than the switch to decimal currency, because then most of the changes were straightforward.
All such doubts, though, were brushed aside after the most onesided derby since decimal currency.
They have discussed joint church membership with the Anglicans, life behind the Iron Curtain and decimal currency.
The Decimal Currency Board had stockpiled 120 million of the 50p coins at banks around the country ready fortheir introduction.
Decimal currency was finally adopted on February 15, 197 when the centuries old tradition of using 12 pence to the shilling and 20 shillings to the pound became history.
The Decimal Currency Board was forced to issue a public denial of reports that the coin was so unpopular it was to be withdrawn.
The Decimal Currency Board says they are exactly the same weight and metal content as the present coins.
NO problems were reported in Huddersfield shops as the nation changed over to decimal currency.
Britains finally said goodbye to pounds, shillings and pence and hello to decimal currency.
We have been coping with decimal currency for 30 years now.