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Acronym for American Standard Code for Information Interchange, a standard method of representing alphanumeric characters with numbers in a computer



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INPUT

Information put into a communication system for transmission or into a computer system for processing; a position, terminal, or station at which input enters a system.

INPUT DEVICES

The devices at which or with the help of which, the information enters the computer system.

BIT

In computer science, a single character of a language having just two characters, as either of the binary digits 0 or 1; a unit of information equivalent to the choice of either of two equally likely alternatives; a unit of information storage capacity, as of memory.

INTACT STABILITY

Reference from the USL code to the stability information applicable to vessels before the deck edge is immersed. The buoyant volume below the waterline.

SCAC

(Owner Code) - Standard Carrier Abbreviation Code identifying an individual common carrier. A three letter carrier code followed by a suffix identifies the carrier's equipment. A suffix of 'U' is a container and 'C' is a chassis.

SIC

Standard Industrial classification - a standard numerical code used by the U.S. Government to classify products and services.

DAYMARK

A signboard attached to a daybeacon to convey navigational information presenting one of several standard shapes (square, triangle, rectangle) and colors (red, green, orange, yellow, or black). Daymarks usually have reflective material indicating the shape, but may also be lighted.

SITC

Standard International Trade classification - a standard numeric code developed by the United Nations to classify commodities used in international trade, based on a hierarchy.

STANDARD INTERNATIONAL TRADE CLASSIFICATION

A standard numeric code developed by the United Nations to classify commodities used in international trade, based on a hierarchy.

STRAPPED-DOWN INERTIAL NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT

Inertial navigation equipment in which a stable platform and gimbal system are not utilized. The inertial devices are attached or strapped directly to the carrier. A computer utilizing gyro information resolves accelerations sensed along the carrier axes and refers these accelerations to an inertial frame of reference. Also called GIMBALLESS INERTIAL NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT.

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