Endian - Computer Definition
A suffix that indicates the ordering of bytes in a multi-byte number. The term “big-endian” means putting the most significant byte first. The term “little-endian” means putting the least significant byte first.
See Also: Byte.Webster's New World Hacker Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Bernadette Schell and Clemens Martin.
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