Base Point
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Base Point
In computer terminology, the character, or the location of an implied
symbol, which separates the integral part of an expression in positional
notation from the fractional part; the point which marks the place between
the zero and negative powers of the base. Also called radix point . See
binary
point, decimal
point, fixed
point, floating
point.
References
This article is based on NASA's Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use