# duodecimal

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## duodecimal

1. relating to twelve or twelfths
2. a twelfth
3. one of the numbers used in a duodecimal number system
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By this way, systematic saju predictions are made for cosmic movements, abnormal climate and even apocalypse by the binary, decimal, duodecimal and sexagesimal scales.
El cuadratin (el cuerpo en abstracto) proporciona "su" serie de blancos tipograficos por multiplicacion y subdivision, en supramodulos y submodulos, reflejo de su origen duodecimal: entre los primeros figuran los cuadrados (de 1 1/2, 2, 3 y 4 cuadratines) (5); entre los segundos, el medio cuadratin y los espacios, grueso (1/3 de cuadratin), mediano (1/4), fino (1/5 o 1/6) y de pelo (supuestamente 1/12) (6).
Iraqi authorities had said that the leader of the Soldiers of Heaven claimed that he was the Awaited Mahdi, believed by the Shiites to be the duodecimal imam.
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.
La importancia del doce podria asociarse a la historia cristiana de los doce apostoles, aunque tambien podria reverberar con un periodo anterior, el de la imposicion por el Inca de la organizacion decimal sobre una anterior organizacion duodecimal. Cf.
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).
If we can convert our currency from duodecimal to decimal and, in Sweden, change from driving on the left to driving on the right over a single weekend, it should be possible to tame our wayward spelling.
The defective 2- and 20-series, however, may be analyzed differently, as residues of a duodecimal (based on 12) and of a vigesimal (based on 20) series, respectively.
He also worked on several similar devices, including a 'Rectangulus' which established the difference between the decimal and duodecimal systems.

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