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binary code

noun, Computers.
a system of representing letters, numbers, or other characters, using binary notation. Unabridged
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  • In conventional computers, each number of binary code must be stored separately.
  • It has survived this long, and barring a wholesale conversion to binary code, it should see our species to extinction.
  • It manipulates binary code the way it has been programmed to do.
  • Our perception is enmeshed in the binary code of digital technology.
  • Each tag is notched with a binary code that identifies the fish with a particular release group.
British Dictionary definitions for binary code

binary code

(computing) the representation of each one of a set of numbers, letters, etc, as a unique sequence of bits, as in ASCII
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