duodecimal


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

duodecimal

1. relating to twelve or twelfths
2. a twelfth
3. one of the numbers used in a duodecimal number system
References in periodicals archive ?
Later in life, Aitken (1962) published an impassioned pamphlet against decimalization, proposing in its place the duodecimal system.
More than 80 per cent of Iran's estimated two million Baluchi citizens are Sunni Muslims and as such victims of religious discrimination by a regime that bases its claim of legitimacy on an extremist version of duodecimal Shiism.
Most problems involving "Halifax" or sterling currency had been removed and replaced by a shorter section on "Decimal and Duodecimal Currencies," justified by reference to trade with the "Lower British American Colonies" (the Maritime Provinces).