Definitions for radixˈreɪ dɪks; ˈræd əˌsiz, ˈreɪ də-

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  1. base, radix(noun)

    (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place

    "10 is the radix of the decimal system"

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  1. radix(Noun)

    A primitive word, from which other words spring.

  2. radix(Noun)

    A root

  3. radix(Noun)

    The number of distinct symbols used to represent numbers in a particular base, as 10 for decimal.

  4. Origin: From radix

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  1. Radix(noun)

    a primitive word, from which spring other words; a radical; a root; an etymon

  2. Radix(noun)

    a number or quantity which is arbitrarily made the fundamental number of any system; a base. Thus, 10 is the radix, or base, of the common system of logarithms, and also of the decimal system of numeration

  3. Radix(noun)

    a finite expression, from which a series is derived

  4. Radix(noun)

    the root of a plant

  5. Origin: [L. radix, -icis, root. See Radish.]

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  1. Radix

    In mathematical numeral systems, the radix or base is the number of unique digits, including zero, that a positional numeral system uses to represent numbers. For example, for the decimal system the radix is ten, because it uses the ten digits from 0 through 9. In any numeral system, the base will always be written as "10". For example, "10" represents the number ten in the decimal system; "10" represents the number two in a base two system.


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