Meaning of RADIX
Pronunciation:   'reydiks



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
[n] (in a digital numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place; "10 is the radix of the decimal system" 

RADIX is a 5 letter word that starts with R. 
 Synonyms:   base 

 See Also:   number  
Webster's 1913 Dictionary 

 Definition:   \Ra"dix\, n.; pl. {Radices}, E. {Radixes}. [L. radix,
icis, root. See {Radish}.]
1. (Philol.) A primitive, from which spring other words; a
radical; a root; an etymon.
2. (Math.)
(a) A number or quantity which is arbitrarily made the
fundamental number of any system; a base. Thus, 10 is
the radix, or base, of the common system of
logarithms, and also of the decimal system of
numeration.
(b) (Alg.) A finite expression, from which a series is
derived. [R.] Hutton.
3. (Bot.) The root of a plant.


Computing Dictionary 

 Definition:   (Or "base", "number base") In a positional representation of numbers, that integer by which the significance of one digit place must be multiplied to give the significance of the next higher digit place. Conventional decimal numbers are radix ten, binary numbers are radix two. 


