decimalization decimalization


  • (n) the act of changing to a decimal system


  1. Of various proposals for decimalization, the most practical is the solution already adopted by South Africa and recommended for Australia and New Zealand.
  2. The BBC put a 13-year-old schoolboy named Sebastian on its breakfast program to explain to his foolish elders how simple decimalization is.
  3. In school alone, according to an Australian survey, decimalization would save teachers up to 50% of the time they now take to teach children mathematics.
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