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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to or based on the number twenty.

Usage examples (39)
  • America, are always thought of and alluded to as vigesimal scales.
  • Hence these and similar number systems, though commonly alluded to as vigesimal, are really mixed scales, with 20 as their primary base.
  • In the following scale the vigesimal structure is still more obscure.
  • Among South American vigesimal systems, the best known is that of the for more
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