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62進

English translation: base/radix 62

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Japanese term or phrase:62進
English translation:base/radix 62
Entered by: Rossa O'Muireartaigh
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11:39 Nov 30, 2006
Japanese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers: Systems, Networks
Japanese term or phrase: 62進
Like there is 10進, 16進. I am facing 62進, could you suggest an English translation for 62進?
OneTa
Local time: 03:30
62 base/radix
Explanation:
I presume it refers to 'radix' or 'base' 62, that is instead of counting to 10 as in the decimal system, or 2 as in the binary system, you count to 62.

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http://e-words.jp/w/16E980B2E695B0.html
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Rossa O'Muireartaigh
Japan
Local time: 04:30
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4 +262 base/radix
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62 base/radix


Explanation:
I presume it refers to 'radix' or 'base' 62, that is instead of counting to 10 as in the decimal system, or 2 as in the binary system, you count to 62.

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Note added at 17 mins (2006-11-30 11:57:25 GMT)
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Here's one reference:
http://e-words.jp/w/16E980B2E695B0.html

Rossa O'Muireartaigh
Japan
Local time: 04:30
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 20

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kurt Hammond: also sometimes said in reverse: "base 2, base 10" etc.
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  -> Thanks Kurt

agree  Will Matter
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