ASCII

noun
\ˈas-(ˌ)kē \

Definition of ASCII 

: a code for representing alphanumeric information

First Known Use of ASCII

1963, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

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The first known use of ASCII was in 1963

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ASCII

noun

English Language Learners Definition of ASCII

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

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