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3 definitions found
 for Duodecimal
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Duodecimal \Du`o*dec"i*mal\, a. [L. duodecim twelve. See
     Dozen.]
     Proceeding in computation by twelves; expressed in the scale
     of twelves. -- Du`o*dec"i*mal*ly, adv.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Duodecimal \Du`o*dec"i*mal\, n.
     1. A twelfth part; as, the duodecimals of an inch.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. pl. (Arch.) A system of numbers, whose denominations rise
        in a scale of twelves, as of feet and inches. The system
        is used chiefly by artificers in computing the superficial
        and solid contents of their work.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  duodecimal
      adj 1: based on twelve; "the duodecimal number system"
      n 1: one part in twelve equal parts [syn: one-twelfth,
           twelfth, twelfth part, duodecimal]

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