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binary-coded decimal system
[
bahy
-n
uh
-ree-koh-did, -ner-ee-]
/ˈbaɪ nə riˌkoʊ dɪd, -nɛr i-/
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noun
1.
a numerical system in which each decimal digit is represented by a unique collection of binary digits, not necessarily the same as those used in binary notation.
Abbreviation:
BCD.
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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