a radix numeration system in which the location of the decimal point is indicated by an exponent of the radix; in the floating-point representation sy more..a radix numeration system in which the location of the decimal point is indicated by an exponent of the radix; in the floating-point representation system, 0.0012 is represented as 0.12-2 where -2 is the exponent(noun.communication)

hypernym (floating-point representation system IS A KIND OF .... relation)

a radix numeration system in which the location of the decimal point is indicated by an exponent of the radix; in the floating-point representation system, 0.0012 is represented as 0.12-2 where -2 is the exponent(noun.communication)