[ eb-see-dik ]
/ ˈɛb siˌdɪk /

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

/ (ˈɛbsɪˌdɪk) /

n acronym for

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