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FIXED-WORD-LENGTH COMPUTER [1 record]

Record 1 2004-08-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Computer Hardware
DEF

A computer designed to manipulate information having a fixed number of bit positions. This is contrasted to a variable-word-length computer.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Matériel informatique
DEF

Ordinateur dans lequel un nombre constant de caractères ou de bits est traité comme un tout.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Equipo físico de computadora (Hardware)
DEF

Computadora (ordenador) en la que los datos se tratan en unidades de un número fijo de caracteres o bits.

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