sexagesimal
[seksuhjesuhmuh l]

adjective
pertaining to or based upon the number 60.
noun
a fraction whose denominator is 60 or a power of 60.
Origin of sexagesimal
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The trigonometrical results are given for every hundredthousandth of the quadrant (10″ centesimal or 3″.24 sexagesimal).
The Babylonians adopted 60 for both these purposes, thus giving us the sexagesimal division of angles and of time.
Each degree is divided into 60 minutes, and each minute into 60 seconds, according to the sexagesimal division of the circle.
The Sailor's WordBookWilliam Henry Smyth
Gunter had as early as 1620 given the logarithms of sines and tangents on the sexagesimal scale, as far as seven decimals.
It relates to the operations with integers and sexagesimal fractions, including roots, and contains no applications.
The HinduArabic NumeralsDavid Eugene Smith
sexagesimal
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