## Look up: Mantissa

1. mantissa
1. (programming) The part of a floating point number which, when multiplied by its radix raised to the power of its exponent, gives its value. The mantissa may include the number's sign or this may be considered to be a separate part. 2. (mathematics) The fractional part of a logarithm. (1996-06-15...
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2. mantissa
[n] - the positive fractional part of the representation of a logarithm
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3. Mantissa
Man·tis·sa noun [ Latin , an addition, makeweight; of Tuscan origin.] (Math.) The decimal part of a logarithm, as distinguished from the integral part, or characteristic .
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4. mantissa
<mathematics> The decimal part of a logarithm, as distinguished from the integral part, or characteristic. ... Origin: L, an addition, makeweight; of Tuscan origin. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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5. mantissa
fixed-point part noun the positive fractional part of the representation of a logarithm; in the expression log 643 = 2.808 the mantissa is .808
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6. mantissa
Fractional part of a real number.
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7. Mantissa
• (n.) The decimal part of a logarithm, as distinguished from the integral part, or characteristic.
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8. mantissa
(from the article `logarithm`) ...and 0.0046 would be written as 4.6 103. Then the logarithm of the significant digits—a decimal fraction between 0 and 1, known as the ...
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9. mantissa
In mathematics, the decimal part of a logarithm. For example, the logarithm of 347.6 is 2.5411; in this case, the 0.5411 is the mantissa, and the integral (whole number) part of the logarithm, the 2, is the characteristic
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10. Mantissa
[band] Mantissa is a heavy rock band formed as Killing Time. Killing Time formed in Melbourne, the band comprised Adam Pringle, Nina Grant, Chris Paine, Jed Starr and Tubby Wadsworth. In 1991, they started to gain a following and after a bidding war were signed to Polydor. Their first releas...
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11. Mantissa
[novel] Mantissa is a novel by British author John Fowles published in 1982. It consists entirely of a presumably imaginary dialogue in a writer`s head between himself and an embodiment of the Muse Erato, after he wakes an amnesiac in a hospital bed. ==Critical reception== Mantissa was Fowle...
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12. mantissa
1) Decimal part of a logarithm 2) Fixed-point part 3) Fraction 4) Fractional part of a logarithm
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