# digit

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**Numerical digit**— The ten digits of the Arabic numerals, in order of value. A digit is a symbol (a numeral symbol such as 3 or 7 ) used in combinations (such as 37 ) to represent numbers in positional numeral systems. The name digit comes from the fact that the 10 …82

**Ten-digit dialing**— In the United States and Canada, 10 digit dialing is a popular term used to refer to the practice of including the area code of a phone number when dialing. Sometimes (see below), an initial 1 is used; such dialing is known as 11 digit dialing or …83

**Seven-digit dialing**— 7 digit dialing is a popular term referring to the traditional convention in the United States and Canada for dialing local phone calls. It is also sometimes known as local format or network format .Within the multi national calling area… …84

**double-digit**— ˌdouble ˈdigit adjective [only before a noun] relating to numbers between 10 and 99: • Few economists expect a return to the double digit inflation and interest rates seen at the end of the 1980s. • double digit growth in the Chinese market * * * …85

**Random digit dialing**— (RDD) is a method for selecting people for involvement in telephone statistical surveys by generating telephone numbers at random. Random digit dialing has the advantage that it includes unlisted numbers that would be missed if the numbers were… …86

**4-digit UNESCO Nomenclature**— UNESCO Nomenclature (more properly UNESCO nomenclature for fields of science and technology) is a system developed by UNESCO for classification of research papers and doctoral dissertations. There are three versions of the system, offering… …87

**6-digit UNESCO nomenclature**— UNESCO Nomenclature (more properly UNESCO nomenclature for fields of science and technology) is a system developed by UNESCO for classification of research papers and doctoral dissertations. There are three versions of the system, offering… …88

**Signed-digit representation**— of numbers indicates that digits can be prefixed with a − (minus) sign to indicate that they are negative. Signed digit representation can be used in low level software and hardware to accomplish fast high speed addition of integers because it… …89

**significant digit**— noun any digit of a number that is known with certainty; any digit of a number beginning with the leftmost non zero digit and ending with the rightmost non zero digit (or a zero considered to be the exact value) he calculated the answer to four… …90

**List of single-digit salary earners**— A single digit salary earner is a person whose salary is less than 10 units of the currency in which he would customarily be compensated with salary, but who is compensated by the employer via other means such as shares.This is done to either… …