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digit

[ dij-it ]

noun

  1. a finger or toe.
  2. the breadth of a finger used as a unit of linear measure, usually equal to 3/4 inch (2 centimeters).
  3. any of the Arabic figures of 1 through 9 and 0.
  4. any of the symbols of other number systems, as 0 or 1 in the binary.
  5. Astronomy. the twelfth part of the sun's or moon's diameter: used to express the magnitude of an eclipse.


digit

/ ˈdɪdʒɪt /

noun

  1. a finger or toe
  2. Also calledfigure any of the ten Arabic numerals from 0 to 9
  3. See finger
    another name for finger
  4. astronomy one twelfth of the diameter of the sun or moon, used to express the magnitude of an eclipse


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Word History and Origins

Origin of digit1

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English, from Latin digitus “finger, toe”

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Word History and Origins

Origin of digit1

C15: from Latin digitus toe, finger

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Example Sentences

The products of the three digits of each number were shown in the rightmost column below, while the products of the digits in the hundreds, tens and ones places were shown in the bottom row.

Virginia came in averaging nine turnovers per game, the lowest rate in the country, but reached double digits in that category for the fourth time in five games.

Gloves are designed in the shape of hands, with spaces for each individual finger, so you can continue to perform certain everyday activities that require the use of your digits while wearing them.

Meanwhile, the products of the digits in the hundreds, tens and ones places, respectively, are shown in the bottom row.

A board accustomed to attendance in the single digits suddenly faced an audience of thousands.

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Never mind whatever podcast, Vine, Tumblr, talk radio host or triple-digit cable network is spouting off about at the moment.

Cantor and his team, assuming a relatively easy victory was imminent, were blindsided last Tuesday in a double-digit loss.

Hallmark has also seen double-digit growth, and Kinkade remains the top-selling painter of Disney images.

A recent PPP poll showed Broun with a double digit lead over the entire field.

Double-digit growth to low growth or no growth, like the others.

Thou schal loke qweer e nomber at comys ere-of be a digit or no.

And set e articul of e composit next after e digit in e same rewe, yf ere be no mo figures after.

Here he teches a rewle, how ou schalt fynde e nounbre at comes by e multiplicacio of a digit be anoer.

And write e articuls in e lyft side, yf at hit be a digit write ere a digit.

Here he teches a rewle as ou hast afore to multiplie a digit be anoer, as yf ou wolde wete qwat is sex tymes 6.

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