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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or reckoning in sixtieths.

Usage examples (26)
  • The sexagesimal divisions of hours and degrees
  • Babylonians of old found that singularly curious system, the sexagesimal.
  • The Sumerians and Akkadians normally used a sexagesimal numbering system, the basis of our division of the hour and minute into 60 units.
  • Ptolemy could have worked out those epicycles much faster with Pentium-based hardware although the IEEE sexagesimal floating fraction standard is pretty dodgy. for more
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