ASCII Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"ASCII" in British English

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ASCIInoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈæs.ki/
abbreviation for American Standard Code for Information Interchange: a way of ​storingnumbers, ​letters, or ​symbols for ​exchanginginformation between ​computersystems: a ​document in ASCII ​format
(Definition of ASCII from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ASCII" in American English

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ASCIInoun [U]

(also ascii)  us   /ˈæs·ki/
abbreviation for American Standard Code for Information Interchange (= a way of ​storingtext or ​information on a ​computer): All the ​files are in ASCII.
(Definition of ASCII from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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ASCIInoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈæski/
IT abbreviation for American Standard Code for Information Interchange: a ​method of ​storingdata so that ​information can be ​exchanged between ​computers using different ​systems or ​programs: Computers use ASCII ​tables, which are ​tables or ​lists that contain all the ​letters in the Roman alphabet. an ASCII ​file
(Definition of ASCII from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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