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Meaning of ASCII

Pronunciation:  'askee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (computer science) American Standard Code for Information Interchange; a code for information exchange between computers made by different companies; a string of 7 binary digits represents each character; used in most microcomputers

ASCII is a 5 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: ASCII character, code, computer code



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\As"ci*i\, Ascians \As"cians\, n. pl. [L. ascii, pl. of
ascius, Gr. ? without shadow; 'a priv. + ? shadow.]
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.

Computing Dictionary

american standard code for information interchange