EBCDIC

noun
\ ˈep-sə-ˌdik How to pronounce EBCDIC (audio) , ˈeb- \

Definition of EBCDIC

: a code for representing alphanumeric information (as on magnetic tape)

First Known Use of EBCDIC

circa 1966, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for EBCDIC

extended binary coded decimal interchange code

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“EBCDIC.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/EBCDIC. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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