Binary coded decimal (notation)

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Acronym: BCD

A decimal notation in which the individual decimal digits are each represented by a code of binary digits.

Reference: ANSI (modified)




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM