two-out-of-five code


Also found in: Wikipedia.

two-out-of-five code

[′tü au̇d·əv ¦fīv ′kōd]
(computer science)
An encoding of the decimal digits using five binary bits and having the property that every code element contains two 1s and three 0s.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

two-out-of-five code

A numeric code that stores one decimal digit in five binary digits in which two of the bits are always 0 or 1 and the other three are always in the opposite state.
Copyright © 1981-2019 by The Computer Language Company Inc. All Rights reserved. THIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. All other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.