decimal-coded digit

decimal-coded digit

[¦des·məl ¦kōd·əd ′dij·ət]
(computer science)
One of 10 arbitrarily selected patterns of 1 and 0 used to represent the decimal digits. Also known as coded decimal.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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