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- noun A number written in the form a x bc e.g. 3.75 x 103.
- noun computing A
real numberheld as a pairof integers, one representing the mantissa and the other representing the exponent. The base is normally 10, 16 or 256 depending on the computing system.
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- noun a number represented in floating-point notation
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