Octal meaning

ŏktəl
Of, relating to, or based on the number eight.

An octal number system.

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A number system having 8 as its base.

16 in base 10 is represented in octal as 20.

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Of or based on the number eight.
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Designating an electronic tube base or its matching socket designed to hold eight equally spaced pins.
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Relating to a number system having a base of 8. Each place in an octal number represents a power of 8. Octal notation has often been used in computer programming because three-digit binary numbers are readily converted into one-digit octal numbers from 0 to 7.
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A numbering system that uses eight digits. It is used as a shorthand method for representing binary characters that use six-bits. Each three bits (half a character) is converted into a single octal digit. Okta is Greek for 8. Decimal Binary Octal 0 000 0 1 001 1 2 010 2 3 011 3 4 100 4 5 101 5 6 110 6 7 111 7
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(arithmetic, computing, uncountable) The number system that uses the eight digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.
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(arithmetic, computing) Concerning numbers expressed in octal or mathematical calculations performed using octal.
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