binary coded character

binary coded character

[′bīn·ə·rē ‚kōd·əd ′kar·ik·tər]
(computer science)
One element of a notation system representing alphanumeric characters such as decimal digits, alphabetic letters, and punctuation marks by a predetermined configuration of consecutive binary digits.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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