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unpack

[¦ən′pak]
(computer science)
To recover the individual data items contained in packed data.
More specifically, to convert a packed decimal number into individual digits (and sometimes a sign).
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Section 2 unpacks our market driver benchmarking methodology, contextualising the importance of benchmarking in the global auto components industry and explaining the market driver methodology and measurement formulae used in the study.
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Section 2 unpacks B&M Analysts' market driver benchmarking methodology, contextualising the importance of benchmarking in the global auto components industry and explaining the market driver methodology and measurement formulae used in the study
Azucena Arellano, left, unpacks bread at the West Valley Food Pantry in Woodland Hills, where volunteers and supervisors Margaret Shively, center, and Jeanne Bain also work.
SonicsMX seamlessly supports an arbitrary mix of 32-, 64-, and now 128- bit wide data paths on a per-subsystem basis, and automatically packs and unpacks data transfers to provide optimal use of SonicsMX and shared memories.