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EBCDIC

[eb-see-dik] /ˈɛb siˌdɪk/
noun, Computers.
1.
a code consisting of 256 8-bit characters and used for data representation and transfer.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; e(xtended) b(inary-)c(oded) d(ecimal) i(nterchange) c(ode)
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British Dictionary definitions for EBCDIC

EBCDIC

/ˈɛbsɪˌdɪk/
noun acronym
1.
extended binary-coded decimal-interchange code: a computer code for representing alphanumeric characters
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EBCDIC in Technology
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EBCDIC

extended binary coded decimal interchange code
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