Adjective "decimalise" definition and examples

(Decimalise may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈdɛsɪm(ə)lʌɪz/

Definitions and examples

verb

Convert (a system of coinage or weights and measures) to a decimal system.
  1. 'In 1960 a new decimalized currency of rands and cents replaced sterling.'
  2. 'Secondly, in 1971 the whole coinage was decimalized in preparation for Britain's entry into the EEC.'
  3. 'For example, Russia was the first country to decimalize its currency and the third country (after China and France under John Law) ‘to make sustained use of inconvertible paper money.’'

More definitions

1. to reduce to a decimal system.

More examples(as adjective)

"times can be decimalise."

Origin

(decimalize)