sexagesimals


sexagesimals
,sex·a'ges·i·mal || ‚seksə'dʒesɪməl n. fraction which the denominator is 60 or a power of 60 adj. of or pertaining to 60; based on sixtieths

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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