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Digit Meaning & Definition
Digit Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Digit?

[n] a finger or toe in human beings or corresponding part in other vertebrates
[n] the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
[n] one of the elements that collectively form a system of numbers; "0 and 1 are digits"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Digit: dactyl | figure | finger | fingerbreadth | finger's breadth

Related Terms | Find terms related to Digit: annulary | arch | binary digit | bit | character | cipher | clubfoot | dactylion | dog | extremity | fetlock | figure | finger | foot | forefinger | forefoot | forepaw | harefoot | heel | hoof | index | index finger | instep | integer | little finger | medius | middle finger | minimus | notation | number | numeral | numero | pad | pastern | patte | paw | pedal extremity | pedes | pes | pied | pinkie | pollex | pug | ring finger | sign | sole | splayfoot | symbol | thumb | toe | tootsy | trotter | ungula | whole number

See Also | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | ace | appendage | binary digit | Captain Hicks | cinque | cipher | craniate | cypher | decimal digit | deuce | deuce-ace | eight | eighter | eighter from Decatur | ennead | extremity | fin | finger | five | fivesome | four | foursome | half a dozen | heptad | hexad | I | II | III | integer | IV | IX | leash | linear unit | Little Joe | Little Phoebe | member | nail | Nina from Carolina | nine | niner | nought | octad | octal digit | octet | octonary | ogdoad | one | pentad | phalanx | Phoebe | quadruplet | quartet | quatern | quaternary | quaternion | quaternity | quint | quintet | quintuplet | septet | sestet | seven | sevener | sextet | sextuplet | significant digit | significant figure | single | sise | six | sixer | tercet | ternary | ternion | terzetto | tetrad | three | threesome | tierce | toe | trey | triad | trine | trinity | trio | triplet | troika | two | unity | V | vertebrate | VI | VII | VIII | whole number | zero

Digit In Webster's Dictionary

\Dig"it\, n. [L. digitus finger; prob. akin to Gr. ?, of uncertain origin; possibly akin to E. toe. Cf. {Dactyl}.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) One of the terminal divisions of a limb appendage; a finger or toe. The ruminants have the ``cloven foot,'' i. e., two hoofed digits on each foot. --Owen. 2. A finger's breadth, commonly estimated to be three fourths of an inch. 3. (Math.) One of the ten figures or symbols, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, by which all numbers are expressed; -- so called because of the use of the fingers in counting and computing. Note: By some authorities the symbol 0 is not included with the digits. 4. (Anat.) One twelfth part of the diameter of the sun or moon; -- a term used to express the quantity of an eclipse; as, an eclipse of eight digits is one which hides two thirds of the diameter of the disk.
\Dig"it\, v. t. To point at or out with the finger. [R.]

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