hexit

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hexit definition

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/hek'sit/ A hexadecimal digit (0-9, and A-F or a-f). Used by people who claim that there are only *ten* digits, sixteen-fingered human beings being rather rare, despite what some keyboard designs might seem to imply (see space-cadet keyboard).
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(1996-03-09)

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