from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. The digits of the decimal form of a number beginning with the leftmost nonzero digit and extending to the right to include all digits warranted by the accuracy of measuring devices used to obtain the numbers. Also called significant figures.
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