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a system of currency in which the monetary units are parts or powers of ten
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Words nearby decimal currency
deciliter, decilitre, decillion, decimal, decimal classification, decimal currency, decimal fraction, decimalize, decimal notation, decimal place, decimal point
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How to use decimal currency in a sentence
On July 1, 1859 the stamps in decimal currency were issued, so the above remainders represent the last of the 3d.Canada: Its Postage Stamps and Postal Stationery|Clifton Armstrong Howes
"The woman I marry would have——," and then he told the Dowager all about it, in sterling and decimal currency.Parlous Times|David Dwight Wells
This was the origin of our decimal currency—the copper cent, the silver dime and dollar, and the golden eagle.Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3.|Benson J. Lossing
The decimal currency is extremely simple when once understood.A start in life|C. F. Dowsett
In short, we must record our emphatic protest against the proposed Decimal Currency.Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)|Various