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mantissa

1. <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.

2. <mathematics> The fractional part of a logarithm.

(1996-06-15)

 


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