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Meaning of floating-point by Wiktionary Dictionary

floating-point


    Alternative forms

    Adjective

    floating point

    1. ( mathematics ) of a number, written in two parts as a mantissa ( the value of the digits ) and characteristic ( the power of a number base ) e.g. 0.314159 x 101
    2. ( computing ) of the internal representation of such a number as a pair of integers

    Derived terms

    See also

    • FLOP
    • FLOPS

    floating point

    By Wiktionary ( 2010/09/27 00:21 UTC Version )

    Alternative forms

    Adjective

    floating point

    1. ( mathematics ) of a number, written in two parts as a mantissa ( the value of the digits ) and characteristic ( the power of a number base ) e.g. 0.314159 x 101
    2. ( computing ) of the internal representation of such a number as a pair of integers

    Derived terms

    See also

    • FLOP
    • FLOPS