decimal code

decimal code

[¦des·məl ¦kōd]
(computer science)
A code in which each allowable position has one of 10 possible states; the conventional decimal number system is a decimal code.
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He still remembers the Dewey Decimal code for them at the library --741.
It has been placed there by the Campus Party and each one has a binary decimal code which needs deciphering.
The analysis software converts the code image into a decimal code, which can be interpreted to represent information such as analyte, sample ID, laboratory ID, lot numbers, reagent kits, etc.