noun \ˈas-(ˌ)kē\

: a standard way of representing numbers and letters in a computer file so that they can be read by most computers

Full Definition of ASCII

:  a code for representing alphanumeric information

Origin of ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange
First Known Use: 1963


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