accurate to n significant digits rašmand bâ n raqam-e nešânâr Fr.: écrit avec n chiffres significatifs An expression specifying the number of meaningful digits used to express the value of a measured quantity. Same as accurate to n significant figures. For example, e = 2.71828 ... = 2.718 is rounded to four significant digits, and 2.72 to three significant digits. → accurate to n decimal places. → accurate; → significant; → digit. |
significant nešânâr Fr.: significatif 1) Having a special or suggestive → meaning. From L. significant-, stem of significans, from significare, "to → signify." Nešânâr, from nešân, → sign, + âr short form of âvar present stem of âvardan "to bring, adduce, cause, produce." |
significant digit raqam-e nešânâr Fr.: chiffre significatif The number of digits used to express a measured or calculated quantity.
Rules for deciding the number of significant digits: → significant; → digit. |