/ radix /
Prevedi radix na: francuski · nemački
ETYM Latin radix, -icis, root. Related to Radish.
1. A primitive form, from which spring other words; a radical; a root; an etymon.
2. A number or quantity which is arbitrarily made the fundamental number of any system; a base. Thus, 10 is the radix, or base, of the common system of logarithms, and also of the decimal system of numeration.
The base of a number system—for example, 2 in the binary system, 10 in the decimal system, 8 in the octal system, and 16 in the hexadecimal system. See also base (definition 2).
Root; root-number or numerical base; root word or stem.
Root; Mathematics, base of a numerical system, as 10 is of decimal system.