from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun computing A scientific notation for floating point numbers in which e.g. 51.75 would be represented as .5175E+02 (meaning .5175 x 102)


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word E-format.


  • At some point in the near future I am going to have to decide what to do with several crates of books, I wish they were in E-format.

    ARCs: digital vs dead tree jlundberg 2010

  • Marty asked in email: I've bought some backlisted books in E-format from Fictionwise.

    January 26th, 2006 2006

  • Though I have never read her books (it'll be someone's labour of love to transcribe said into Braille (easiest for reference;) or into E-format), to hear you speak of the way she has influenced so many for good down through the decades, someone who possessed the wisdom and foresight to warn of what would happen, and stand up for what i will term here womanly truth as the whole thing fell apart (how it must have grieved her to see her warning come to pass). and yet, she has contributed so much to so many, is incredible and inspiring.

    Tribute to Helen 2009


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.