excess three code

Definitions

Electronics

  • A code which represents numbers as the four-bit binary equivalent of a decimal digit plus three. For instance, the number 0 is represented by 0011, which is 3 (decimal 0 + 3). Its abbreviation is excess 3 code.
  • synonymexcess 3 code

Computing

  • noun a code in which decimal digits are represented by the binary equivalent of three greater than the number
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