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finite decimal

noun, Mathematics.

terminating decimal

noun, Mathematics.
a decimal numeral in which, after a finite number of decimal places, all succeeding place values are 0, as ⅛ = 0.125 (contrasted with nonterminating decimal).
Also called finite decimal.
Origin of terminating decimal
First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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