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EBCDIC

[ eb-see-dik ]
/ ˈɛb siˌdɪk /
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noun Computers.
a code consisting of 256 8-bit characters and used for data representation and transfer.
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Origin of EBCDIC

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) /

n acronym for
extended binary-coded decimal-interchange code: a computer code for representing alphanumeric characters
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