octal: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ok'tl), [key]
- of or pertaining to the number system with base 8, employing the numerals 0 through 7.
- relating to or encoded in an octal system, especially for use by a digital computer.
- (of an electronic device) having eight pins in its base for electrical connections.
- octonary (def. 6).
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