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Definition of "hexadecimal" []

  • Of, relating to, or based on the number 16: the hexadecimal number system. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to sixteenths. (adjective)
  • A sixteenth. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hexadecimal" in a sentence
  • "Then I had to figure out how to decode the data, since it came across in hexadecimal form."
  • "This command allows arbitrary memory of the device to be dumped in hexadecimal format to the terminal. address&#8212The memory location to be dumped, specified as a hexadecimal address."
  • "But access points that use WEP and are not made by Apple only deal in hexadecimal."