noise digit

noise digit

[′nȯiz ‚dij·ət]
(computer science)
A digit, usually 0, inserted into the rightmost position of the mantissa of a floating point number during a left-shift operation associated with normalization. Also known as noisy digit.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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