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Of, relating to, or based on the number eight: an octal number system.
A number system having 8 as its base: 16 in base 10 is represented in octal as 20.


(ˈɒk tl)

of or pertaining to a number system with base 8, employing the numerals 0 through 7.
[1935–40; < Latin oct(ō) or Greek okt(ṓ) eight + -al1]
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Adj.1.octal - of or pertaining to a number system having 8 as its base; "an octal digit"


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