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synonyms for denary

  • decimal
  • decagonal
  • decennial
  • decuple
  • tenfold
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How to use denary in a sentence

Each one was worth a denary, which was a coin worth about a shilling, or a quarter of a dollar.
DUTCH FAIRY TALES FOR YOUNG FOLKSWILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS
The numeration was in the denary scale, so that it did not agree absolutely with the notation.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 2, SLICE 5VARIOUS
But the system has never spread; and the word “dozen” itself is based on the denary scale.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 2, SLICE 5VARIOUS
The words eleven and twelve have been supposed to suggest etymologically a denary basis (see, however, Numeral).
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 2, SLICE 5VARIOUS
There is no essential difference, however, between this and the denary basis.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 2, SLICE 5VARIOUS
The notation is then said to be in the scale of which ten is the base, or in the denary scale.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 2, SLICE 5VARIOUS
The Thibetians have adopted the use of the denary and duodenary cycles.
TRAVELS IN TARTARY, THIBET, AND CHINAEVARISTE REGIS HUC
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WORDS RELATED TO DENARY

  • decagonal
  • decennial
  • decimal
  • decuple
  • denary
  • tenfold
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