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big-endian [Cobol/Context]
The default format that the mainframe and the AIX workstation use to store binary data and UTF-16 characters. In this fo ...
binary item [Cobol/Syntax]
A numeric data item that is represented in binary notation (on the base 2 numbering system). The decimal equivalent cons ...
binary search [Cobol/Concept]
A dichotomizing search in which, at each step of the search, the set of data elements is divided by two; some appropriat ...
block [Cobol/Syntax]
A physical unit of data that is normally composed of one or more logical records. For mass storage files, a block can co ...
breakpoint [Cobol/Event]
A place in a computer program, usually specified by an instruction, where external intervention or a monitor program can ...
buffer [Cobol/Concept]
A portion of storage that is used to hold input or output data temporarily.
built-in function [Cobol/Syntax]
See intrinsic function.
byte [Cobol/Syntax]
A string that consists of a certain number of bits, usually eight, treated as a unit, and representing a character or a ...
byte order mark [Cobol/Syntax]
(BOM ...