# two's complement

two's complement
noun Date: 1958 the negative of a binary number represented by switching all ones to zeros and all zeros to ones and then adding one to the result

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• Two's Complement —   [dt. »Zweierkomplement«], Komplement …   Universal-Lexikon

• Two's complement — The two s complement of a binary number is defined as the value obtained by subtracting the number from a large power of two (specifically, from 2 N for an N bit two s complement).A two s complement system or two s complement arithmetic is a… …   Wikipedia

• two's complement — papildomasis dvejetainis kodas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. complement on two; two s complement; twos complement vok. Zweierkomplement, n rus. дополнительный код двоичного числа, m pranc. complément â deux, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

• Two's Complement — Das Zweierkomplement (auch 2 Komplement, Zweikomplement, B(inär) Komplement, Basiskomplement, two s complement) ist eine arithmetische Operation auf Dualzahlen. Dabei werden zunächst alle Ziffern bzw. Bits negiert, das heißt aus 0 wird 1 und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

• two's complement — noun a) The number obtained by complementing every bit of a given number and adding one. A number and its complement add to 2, where n is the word size of the machine. The twos complement of 0xAAAA is 0x5556 on a 16 bit machine, and 0xFFFF5556 on …   Wiktionary

• Complement (mathematics) — Complement has a variety of uses in mathematics:* complement, an operation that transforms an integer into its additive inverse, useful for subtracting numbers when only addition is possible, or is easier * complement, a system for working with… …   Wikipedia

• complement / compliment —    Complement means to supplement or make complete : Their two personalities complement each other.    Compliment means to praise or congratulate : She received a compliment on her sense of fashion …   Confused words

• complement / compliment —    Complement means to supplement or make complete : Their two personalities complement each other.    Compliment means to praise or congratulate : She received a compliment on her sense of fashion …   Confused words

• Complement — In many different fields, the complement of X is something that together with X makes a complete whole something that supplies what X lacks. Complement may refer to: Complement (linguistics), a word or phrase having a particular syntactic role… …   Wikipedia

• complement on two — papildomasis dvejetainis kodas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. complement on two; two s complement; twos complement vok. Zweierkomplement, n rus. дополнительный код двоичного числа, m pranc. complément â deux, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas