Sex`a*ges"i*mal (?), a. [Cf. F. sexag'esimal.]

Pertaining to, or founded on, the number sixty.

Sexagesimal fractionsnumbers Arith. & Alg., those fractions whose denominators are some power of sixty; as, -- Sexagesimal, ∨ Sexagenary, arithmetic, the method of computing by the sexagenary scale, or by sixties. -- Sexagesimal scale Math., the sexagenary scale.


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Sex`a*ges"i*mal, n.

A sexagesimal fraction.


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