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binary format

(1) Numbers stored in pure binary form in contrast to their decimal representation. See binary numbers and binary file.

(2) All data/information stored in the computer, which is coded in binary. See bit.

(3) A file transfer mode that transmits a file without any change whatsoever. See FTP.
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The variable [X.sub.k,i] is expressed in a binary format but placed in a 2-digit decimal position.
Then, we extract the binary format of the takeoff commands using Protocol Informatics [18], which requires 0.03 s.
LASeR commands and scene description elements are encoded in a binary format before transmission.
The vector GIS files used for the application are: ShapeFile (binary format) and GML (ASCII format).
If swept frequency measurements are made over the angular position, the file is saved in a binary format. If single frequency point measurements are made, then the output file is saved in ASCII format and is compatible with the polar and linear plot modules.
The slim binary format offers the necessary target-machine independence for this purpose while simultaneously providing a flexible linking scheme that accommodates minor variations in library interfaces without jeopardizing type-safety when mobile agents call such libraries.
Because the north-south polarity of each installed magnet can point either up or down, the set of magnets can encode information about the roadway in binary format. A laser sensor mounted under the front bumper of each vehicle acts as an electronic eye to keep tabs on other cars and any obstacles.
In a data carousel, supplementary data coded in a binary format continuously stream to the set-top box through unused capacity on the same channel as the video program, or even on a different channel.
Here's how Mr Mendes describes the pre-processing and interpolation of CNC processing: "In pre-processing, the controller takes NC program blocks, converts data into a binary format, and performs the calculations required to generate a tool path.
Department of Defence, are available on a single CD-ROM in both USGS ASCII format and DOD Binary format.