endianness

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Etymology[edit]

endian +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

endianness (countable and uncountable, plural endiannesses)

  1. (computing) The property of a computer of being either big-endian or little-endian.
    When reading and writing data a byte at a time, it is necessary to know the endianness of the computer you are working on.

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