0x

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originated in the notation for hexadecimal numbers in the C programming language (first major revision described in The C Programming Language, published 1978) and its descendants.

Symbol[edit]

0x

  1. (computing) Indicates that the number that follows is in hexadecimal.
    • 2007, J. R. Gibson, ARM Assembly Language - an Introduction (page 106)
      Available RAM using ARMulator or Evaluator-7T extends from 0x8000 to 0xffff while that using the LPC2102 with the Keil tools is from 0x40000000 to 0x40000fff.

Related terms[edit]

  • 0 (octal)