Definition of Octal notation
1. Noun. Any mathematical notation that uses 8 different characters (usually the digits 0 to 7).
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Octal Notation
Literary usage of Octal notation
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1. Recreations in Agriculture, Natural-history, Arts, and Miscellaneous Literature by James Anderson (1803)
"•octal notation. The figures at the side are supernumerary. In the first example, for the sake of illustration, I have placed a dot at the right hand of' ..."
2. Who Goes There (2004)
"Thus the decimal number 4012, which is 7654 in octal notation, would be represented by A=7=A4+A2+A1, B=6-B4+B2, C=5=C4+C1, and D=4=D4. ..."