two-out-of-five code


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two-out-of-five code

[′tü au̇d·əv ¦fīv ′kōd]
(computer science)
An encoding of the decimal digits using five binary bits and having the property that every code element contains two 1s and three 0s.

two-out-of-five code

A numeric code that stores one decimal digit in five binary digits in which two of the bits are always 0 or 1 and the other three are always in the opposite state.