nl/english Glossary ASCII: American Standard Code for Information Interchange, a 7-bit code standard for representation of "Latin" characters, numbers, symbols and control characters, used in data representation.
What does ASCII stand for?
ASCII stands for American Standard Code for Information Interchange
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Information technology (IT) and computers
We have 7 other meanings of ASCII in our Acronym Attic
- Associazione Scout Cattolici Italiani (Italian Catholic Scout Association)
- Asynchronous Serial Communications Interface
- Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association (Phoenix, AZ)
- Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
- Arabian Shield Cooperative Insurance Company
- Altered States of Consciousness Induction Device (psychotherapy)
- Advanced Structures/Controls Integrated Experiment
- Automated Systems Consulting Integration Engineering (Belgium)
- All Services Combat Identification Evaluation Team (US DoD)
- ATD (Analog-To-Digital) Sequence Complete Interrupt Flag
- Analytical Systems Company International Incorporated
- Adaptive Support for Collaborative and Individual Learning
- Automotive Safety Component International Ltd. (UK)
- Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (Australia)
- Alliance of Schools for Cooperative Insurance Programs (Cerritos, California)
- Associazione Sportiva Culturale Italiana Paraplegici (Italian: Italian Cultural Paraplegic Sports Association; Rome, Italy)
- Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers
- Academie Ste. Cecile International School (Canada)
- Acute Spinal Cord Ischemia Syndrome
- Agora Sant Cugat International School (Spain)
Samples in periodicals archive:
However, TIF files do not contain true American standard code for information interchange (ASCII) text characters recognizable to computers unless those computers are using special software that can interpret the TIF image dots as text characters.
Most packages produce a simple American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) file, but none can transfer data directly to an income tax program.
The most commonly used format for this data is the mapping of bytes to specific characters as represented by the American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) whereby specific combinations of 1s and 0s are simply interpreted as specific text and numbers.