most significant bit

The bit that represents the largest fraction of a value, its position depending on the endianness of the system.
Syn: MSB

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  • Most Significant Bit — Bit de poids fort Le bit de poids fort, (en anglais Most Significant Bit, ou MSB) est le bit, dans une représentation binaire donnée, ayant la plus grande valeur (celui de gauche dans la représentation positionnelle habituelle). Exemple: le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Most Significant Bit —   [dt. »höchstwertiges Bit«], Wertigkeit …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Most significant bit — In computing, the most significant bit (msb, also called the high order bit) is the bit position in a binary number having the greatest value. The msb is sometimes referred to as the left most bit due to the convention in positional notation of… …   Wikipedia

  • Most Significant Bit — Die Bitwertigkeit bezeichnet den Stellenwert eines einzelnen Bits, den es durch seine Position innerhalb einer Binärzahl (meist Dualzahl) hat. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 MSB 2 LSB 3 Byte Reihenfolge 4 Zahlenformat und Vorzeichenbit …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • most significant bit — noun Computing the bit in a binary number which is of the greatest numerical value …   English new terms dictionary

  • most significant bit — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Least significant bit — In computing, the least significant bit (lsb) is the bit position in a binary integer giving the units value, that is, determining whether the number is even or odd. The lsb is sometimes referred to as the right most bit, due to the convention in …   Wikipedia

  • Least Significant Bit — Die Bitwertigkeit bezeichnet den Stellenwert eines einzelnen Bits, den es durch seine Position innerhalb einer Binärzahl (meist Dualzahl) hat. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 MSB 2 LSB 3 Byte Reihenfolge 4 Zahlenformat und Vorzeichenbit …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • least significant bit — noun The bit that represents the smallest fraction of a value, its position depending on the endianness of the system. Syn: LSB Ant: most significant bit …   Wiktionary

  • Bit más significativo — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda En electrónica digital, el bit más significativo, most significant bit (msb), en sus siglas en inglés, es el bit, que de acuerdo a su posición, tiene el mayor valor. En ocasiones, se hace referencia al msb como el… …   Wikipedia Español

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