half-adjust

half-adjust

[¦haf ə¦jəst]
(computer science)
A rounding process in which the least significant digit is dropped and, if the least significant digit is one-half or more of the number base, one is added to the next more significant digit and all carries are propagated.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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All eyes turned in the direction of the interruption to see another figure framed in the massive opening--a half-clad figure buckling the half-adjusted harness hurriedly in place--the figure of O-Tar, Jeddak of Manator.