Definition of 'binarycoded decimal'
binarycoded decimal in British
noun
a number in binary code written in groups of four bits, each group representing one digit of the corresponding decimal number
. Abbreviation: BCDCollins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers
binary coded decimal in Electrical Engineering
(baɪnəri koʊdɪd dɛsɪməl) or BCDadjective
(Electrical engineering: Computing and control, Digital)
A binary coded decimal number is one in which each decimal digit is encoded in binary, with four bits per decimal digit.
Engineers do use binary coded decimal numbers for some operations, which use groups of four binary numbers to represent
each digit of a decimal number. Binary coded decimal code is formed by converting each digit of a decimal number individually into its
binary form. A binary coded decimal number is one in which each decimal digit is encoded in binary, with four bits per
decimal digit.
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Nearby words of 'binarycoded decimal'
 binary number
 binary star
 binary weapon
 binarycoded decimal
 binate
 binational
 binaural

All ENGLISH words that begin with 'B'
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