- The numbering system using 8 as its base, using the numerals 0-7 as its digits. In programs written in the Java programming language, octal numbers must be preceded with 0. See also hexadecimal.
Number representation in base 8. In base 8, only the digits
7are used. Digit positions represent successive powers of 8.
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