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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sex·a·ges·i·mal /-ˈʤɛsəməl/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sex·a·ges·i·mal a.  Pertaining to, or founded on, the number sixty.
 Sexagesimal fractions or Sexagesimal numbers Arith. & Alg., those fractions whose denominators are some power of sixty; as, called also astronomical fractions, because formerly there were no others used in astronomical calculations.
 Sexagesimal arithmetic, or Sexagenary arithmetic, the method of computing by the sexagenary scale, or by sixties.
 Sexagesimal scale Math., the sexagenary scale.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sex·a·ges·i·mal, n. A sexagesimal fraction.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : of or relating to or reckoning in sixtieths; "the
            sexagesimal divisions of hours and degrees"