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Packed numeric is

[a] representation of numeric values that compresses each character representation in such a way that the original value can be recovered, e.g., in an eight bit byte, two numeric characters can be represented by two four bit units.[1]

References Edit

  1. Emphasis Needed on Government's Efforts To Standardize Data Elements and Codes for Computer Systems, Glossary of Terms, at 56.

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