hexadecimal system


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hexadecimal system

A counting system, based on 16 digits (0 to 9 and A to F), useful for low-level programming.
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Noun1.hexadecimal system - a positional system of numeration that uses hexadecimal digits and a radix of sixteen
positional notation, positional representation system - a numeration system in which a real number is represented by an ordered set of characters where the value of a character depends on its position
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