digit: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (dij'it), [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- a finger or toe.
- the breadth of a finger used as a unit of linear measure, usually equal to in. (2 cm).
- any of the Arabic figures of 1 through 9 and 0.
- any of the symbols of other number systems, as 0 or 1 in the binary.
- index (def. 6).
- the twelfth part of the sun's or moon's diameter: used to express the magnitude of an eclipse.