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digit

 [dij´it]
a finger or toe.

dig·it

(dij'it), [TA]
A finger or toe.
See also: finger, toe.
Synonym(s): digitus [TA], dactyl, dactylus
[L. digitus]

digit

/dig·it/ (dij´it) a finger or toe.

digit

(dĭj′ĭt)
n.
a. A human finger or toe.
b. A corresponding part in other vertebrates.

digit

[dij′it]
Etymology: L, digitus
a finger or a toe. Also called dactylus.

dig·it

(dij'it) [TA]
A finger or toe.
Synonym(s): digitus [TA] , dactyl, dactylus.
[L. digitus]

digit

  1. a primate finger or toe.
  2. any part of the PENTADACTYL LIMB of vertebrates which contains a linear group of PHALANGES.

Digit

A finger or a toe.

digit

finger or toe

dig·it

(dij'it) [TA]
A finger or toe.
[L. digitus]

digit,

n 1. a single symbol or character representing a quantity.
n 2. a finger or toe.
digit sucking,
n an oral habit, usually referred to as
finger or
thumb sucking, that is not unusual in preschool children. Prolonged, persistent, or vigorous sucking into the transition dentition period can cause tooth displacement malocclusions.

digit

1. a toe in cats, dogs and chickens, a foot in the horse, a claw or cleat in cattle, sheep, goats and pigs. Called also a cleat in sheep.
2. any of the ten numerals in the series 0 to 9.
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It is worth remembering why it is important: The inappropriate use of significant digits can misrepresent scientific data with potential consequences for decision-making.
Benford's tables and more recent research shows that Benford's Law applies to a surprisingly large variety of data although it does not apply to normally distributed data (where the numbers cluster about a mean and hence many have the same first digit), random numbers such as lottery results where the first digits are truly random and telephone numbers.
Clues to the answer to this question resides in the fact that the number 9 is the highest digit in the base 10 number system; in fact, all of the above properties hold for the highest digit in any base b.
297), the well-known type of mnemonic which uses the length of successive words to represent a sequence of decimal digits (with a ten-letter word for each occurrence of zero) is not particularly efficient.
Each digit was spoken 100 times by one speaker-man and one speaker-woman and recognized digits together with the confidence scores were recorded.
The purpose of this paper is to share with other instructors a teaching technique which I have used to introduce digit analysis.
Unfortunately, in this case the extra digit was one manifestation of a number of genetic abnormalities.
If trailing digit is 3, possible initial digits are 2 and 7, but if initial digit is 7 and trailing digit is 3, the number is divisible by 3.
In this context, however, "large" means on the order of 100 digits.
The digits 5, 6 and 7 appear much more frequently than expected, while the digit 1 is noticeably absent.
Reports in the media, and speculation in social media resulted in fake news, where users were made to believe that their mobile numbers will be made up of 13 digits from July 2018.