Packed decimal

binary coded decimal


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  • Packed encoding rules

    protocol, standard (PER) ASN.1 encoding rules for producing a compact transfer syntax for data structures described in ASN.1, defined in 1994. PER provides a much more compact encoding then BER. It tries to represents the data units using the minimum number of bits. The compactness requires that the decoder knows the complete abstract syntax of […]

  • Packed in like sardines

    Extremely crowded, as in I could barely breathe—we were packed in like sardines. This term, alluding to how tightly sardines are packed in cans, has been applied to human crowding since the late 1800s.

  • Packer

    [pak-er] /ˈpæk ər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. a person who engages in as an occupation or business, especially a person who food for market: a fruit packer. [pak] /pæk/ noun 1. a group of things wrapped or tied together for easy handling or carrying; a bundle, especially one to be […]

  • Packet

    [pak-it] /ˈpæk ɪt/ noun 1. a small group or package of anything: a packet of letters. 2. Also called packet boat, packet ship. a small vessel that carries mail, passengers, and goods regularly on a fixed route, especially on rivers or along coasts. 3. Cards. a part of a pack of cards after being cut. […]

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