Origin of digit
How to use digit in a sentence
“I just got my nails done,” gushes Michael C. Hall, extending his manicured, silver digits towards me.Michael C. Hall on Going Drag for ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ and Exorcising ‘Dexter’|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The incumbent governor, Pat Quinn, whom Obama backed in 2010, is trailing his Republican opponent by double digits.
That city has routinely had shooting victims in the double digits on a weekend, and it is one-third the size of New York.Brooklyn Shooting Hits Close to Bill de Blasio’s Park Slope Home|Michael Daly|July 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We hit double-digits in bronze before any country did so in gold.What’s a Key to Victory in Sochi? Coming So Close to Defeat.|Kevin Bleyer|February 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But in 2012 Mitt Romney won independent voters and still lost the election because he lost moderate voters by double digits.Christie’s Reelection Triumph Is a Revenge of the RINOs|John Avlon|November 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The other kind of number, which is called a number composed of digits, or "unities," is only an image of the former.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3|Plotinos (Plotinus)
A beam is selected, the thickness of which in digits is equivalent to its length in feet.
In the tops of the cylinders are openings, each about three digits in diameter.
Whereupon the little boy wheeled about suddenly and fell to copying digits furiously.
The little boy grew red, and wheeling suddenly, fell to copying digits furiously.