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mantissa

the fractional part of a common logarithm representing the digits of the associated number but not its magnitude

mantissa

[man′tis·ə]
(computer science)
A fixed point number composed of the most significant digits of a given floating-point number. Also known as fixed-point part; floating-point coefficient.
(mathematics)
The positive decimal part of a common logarithm.

mantissa

(programming)
The part of a floating point number which, when multiplied by its radix raised to the power of its exponent, gives its value. The mantissa may include the number's sign or this may be considered to be a separate part.

mantissa

(mathematics)
The fractional part of a logarithm.

mantissa

The numeric value in a floating point number. See floating point.
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The GNU MPFR library [29] is used to vary the bits of the mantissa for analysing the cycles of the logistic map.
A floating-point number is normalized if the most significant digit of the mantissa is nonzero.
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Note that even though only 29 decimal digits of cos(100*Pi) are printed, the internal representation of its mantissa contains seven words: the precision has automatically been increased.
15) Alexander of Aphrodisias, Alexandri Aphrodisiensis de anima libri mantissa, in Supplementum Aristotelicum, vol.
The identification of a trade-off leads to the proposition of a different chunk of the mantissa that in turn brings a reduction in the length of the tables.