Definition of Ascii

1. Noun. (computer science) a code for information exchange between computers made by different companies; a string of 7 binary digits represents each character; used in most microcomputers.

Exact synonyms: American Standard Code For Information Interchange
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Generic synonyms: Code, Computer Code
Terms within: Ascii Character



Definition of Ascii

1. n. pl. Persons who, at certain times of the year, have no shadow at noon; -- applied to the inhabitants of the torrid zone, who have, twice a year, a vertical sun.

Definition of Ascii

1. Acronym. (computing) American Standard Code for Information Interchange. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) (plural of ascian) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascii

ASAIC
ASALA
ASAMA
ASAP
ASAR
ASAT
ASATs
ASA character
ASBM
ASBMs
ASBO
ASBOed
ASBOing
ASBOs
ASCE
ASCII
ASCII art
ASCII character
ASCII character set
ASCII control character
ASCII text file
ASCIIbetical
ASCIIfied
ASCIIfies
ASCIIfy
ASCIIfying
ASDF
ASE
ASEAN

Literary usage of Ascii

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Astronomical and Geographical Essays: Containing a Full and Comprehensive by George Adams, William Jones (1812)
"When the sun at noon is in the zenith of any place, the inhabitants of that place were by the ancients called ascii, that is, without shadow : for the ..."

2. SAS 9.1 Output Delivery System: User's Guide by SAS Institute (2004)
"... in the HTML-file *1 1* specifications provides a URL that will be valid *1 1* after the PDSE members have been moved to an *1 1* ascii file system. ..."

3. Impact Programme: Main Events And Development In The Electronic Information (1993)
"4.2 Online ascii database services The biggest sector of European value added data services, online ascii databases, is more than 20 years old. ..."

4. SAS/SHARE(R) 9.1 User's Guide by SAS Institute, Institute SAS Institute (2004)
"For example, the EBCDIC/ascii-OEM translation entry under z/OS contains an import table for ascii-OEM to EBCDIC translation and an export table for EBCDIC ..."

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