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ˈdɪdʒ ɪtdig·it

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. digit, figurenoun

    one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration

    "0 and 1 are digits"

  2. finger, fingerbreadth, finger's breadth, digitnoun

    the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure

  3. digit, dactylnoun

    a finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates


  1. digitnoun

    A finger or toe.

  2. digitnoun

    A numeral that can be combined with others to write larger numbers, and that cannot itself be split into other numerals.

  3. digitnoun

    One's phone number.

    That girl likes me uE0001731uE001 she gave me her digits.

  4. digitverb

    To point at or point out with the finger.

  5. Etymology: From digitus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Digitnoun

    one of the terminal divisions of a limb appendage; a finger or toe

  2. Digitnoun

    a finger's breadth, commonly estimated to be three fourths of an inch

  3. Digitnoun

    one of the ten figures or symbols, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, by which all numbers are expressed; -- so called because of the use of the fingers in counting and computing

  4. Digitnoun

    one twelfth part of the diameter of the sun or moon; -- a term used to express the quantity of an eclipse; as, an eclipse of eight digits is one which hides two thirds of the diameter of the disk

  5. Digitverb

    to point at or out with the finger

  6. Etymology: [L. digitus finger; prob. akin to Gr. da`ktylos, of uncertain origin; possibly akin to E. toe. Cf. Dactyl.]


  1. Digit

    Digit is an Indian monthly technology magazine published by 9.9 Media. According to the Indian Readership Survey it has a circulation of about 30,000 and a readership of over 35,000. The same survey results suggest that it is the most read technology magazine in India, higher than even the combined readership of its peers. It is circulated in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and some other countries. It was started in 2001 by Jasubhai Digital Media Pvt. Ltd and acquired by 9.9 Media in 2007. Each issue of Digit includes a magazine, one dual-layer DVD and a mini-booklet called Fast Track. Fast Track is an in-depth reference guide to any given sub-topic of information technology, such as web publishing and open source software, or a product, such as Photoshop. The detail in the Fast Track series ranges from the beginner to the intermediate and often with references to advanced content. There are three special issues every year: Anniversary Special, Diwali Special, Collector's Edition, which have additional content, contests and digital media along with the regular package. Digit has recently launched Digit TV. The October 2009 issue of Digit came with one DVD of Digit TV featuring a Video Buying Guide.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Digit

    dij′it, n. a finger's breadth or ¾ inch: from the habit of counting on the fingers, any one of the nine numbers: the twelfth part of the diameter of the sun or moon.—adj. Dig′ital, pertaining to the fingers.—n. finger: a key of a piano, &c.—ns. Digitā&primprime;lia, Dig′italine, Dig′italin, the active principles of digitalis; Digitā′lis, a genus of plants, including the foxglove; Digitā′ria, a genus of grasses with digitate spikes.—adjs. Digitate, -d, consisting of several finger-like sections.—adv. Dig′itately.—n. Digitā′tion, finger-like arrangement: a finger-like process.—adj. Digit′iform, formed like fingers; Dig′itigrade, walking on the toes.—n. an animal that walks on its toes, as the lion—opp. to Plantigrade.—ns. Dig′itigradism; Digitō′rium, a small portable instrument used for making the fingers flexible for piano-playing. [L. digitus, a finger or toe, akin to Gr. daktylos.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. digit

    A twelfth part of the diameter; a term employed to denote the magnitude of an eclipse; as, so many digits eclipsed.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of digit in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of digit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of digit in a Sentence

  1. Arun Daniel:

    They could see double-digit growth in the women's category by taking share from competitors like Guess, which would be interesting because then you're getting both the brand and growth and it becomes an attractive story for 3 to 5 years, but it all comes down to price.

  2. Cate Dyer:

    Another 50 livers a week, we’re working with almost, like, triple-digit-number clinics, and we still need more.

  3. Patrick Penfield:

    Not having these commodities from Russia and Ukraine in the supply chain will cause global food, electronics, and car supply disruptions and price increases, if the invasion of Ukraine by Russia lasts throughout 2022, we will see double-digit inflation in the United States and continued issues throughout the global supply chain.

  4. Adam Mac Nulty:

    The one area that has surprised and continues to surprise is Europe. We’ve U.S. and China where data looks like they’re slowing a little bit, next year, we’re looking at high single-digit EPS growth in Europe and for a market that is trading at mid-teen multiples, we think that is attractive.

  5. United States:

    It would be wildly bullish for crude oil prices. We'd be heading back to triple-digit prices very fast.

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