zoned decimal


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zoned decimal

[′zōnd ′des·məl]
(computer science)
A format for use with EBCDIC input and output permitting a sign overpunch in the low order position of the field; thus, + 1234 would be represented as: 1111/0001/1111/0010/1111/0011/1100/0100.