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ASCII

 (ăs′kē)
n. Computers
A standard for assigning numerical values to the set of letters in the Roman alphabet and typographic characters.

[A(merican) S(tandard) C(ode for) I(nformation) I(nterchange).]

ASCII

(ˈæskiː)
n acronym for
(Computer Science) American standard code for information interchange: a computer code for representing alphanumeric characters

ASCII

(ˈæs ki)

n.
a standardized code in which characters are represented for computer storage and transmission by the numbers 0 through 127.
[1960–65; A(merican) S(tandard) C(ode for) I(nformation) I(nterchange)]

ASCII

(ăs′kē)
Computer Science
A code that assigns numbers to the letters of the alphabet, the digits 0 through 9, and punctuation marks. For example, the capital letter A is coded as 65. (In the binary number system used by computers, 65 is written 1000001.) By standardizing the code used in representing written text, ASCII enables computers to exchange information.

ASCII

(American Standard Code for Information Interchange). An eight-bit binary representation of letters and numbers.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ASCII - (computer science) a code for information exchange between computers made by different companiesASCII - (computer science) a code for information exchange between computers made by different companies; a string of 7 binary digits represents each character; used in most microcomputers
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
computer code, code - (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
ASCII character - any member of the standard code for representing characters by binary numbers
Translations
ASCII

ASCII

[ˈæskiː]
A. N ABBR =American Standard Code for Information InterchangeASCII m
B. CPD ASCII file Nfichero m ASCII

ASCII

[ˈæskiː] n abbr (=American Standard Code for Information Interchange) → ASCII ASCII fileASCII file nfichier m ASCIIascorbic acid [æˈskɔːrbɪk] nacide m ascorbique

ASCII

abbr of American Standard Code for Information InterchangeASCII nt; ASCII fileASCII-Datei f

ASCII

[ˈæskɪ] n abbr =American Standard Code for Information InterchangeASCII m
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