hexadecimal

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  • IPA(key): /ˌhɛksəˈdɛsɪməl/
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hexadeca- +‎ decimal; see the Wikipedia article for more information.

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hexadecimal (uncountable)

  1. (arithmetic, computing) A number system with base 16, using the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, A, B, C, D, E and F, useful in computing as a hexadecimal digit can represent four bits, half a standard byte. Informal short form used in computing: hex

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Adjective[edit]

hexadecimal (not comparable)

  1. Of a number, expressed in hexadecimal.

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  • (arithmetic, computing): base-16

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