- relating to or based on the number twenty
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Related to intervals of 20.
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[ Latin vigesimus
twentieth, from viginti
twenty.] Twentieth; divided into, or consisting of, twenties or twenty parts. Tylor.
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relating to or based on the number twenty
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• (a.) Twentieth; divided into, or consisting of, twenties or twenty parts.
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The vigesimal or base 20 numeral system is based on twenty (in the same way in which the ordinary decimal numeral system is based on ten). == Places == In a vigesimal place system, twenty individual numerals (or digit symbols) are used, ten more than in the usual decimal system. One modern method of finding the extra needed symbols is to write ten
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Of, relating to, or based on the number 20; the term comes from the Latin vigesimus for 'twentieth.' Mayan arithmetic, which took account of all the toes as well as the fingers, used a vigesimal system. In place of the multiples of 10 used in the decimal system, 1, 10, 100, 1000, 10000, ..., the May...
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