What does ASCII mean in Networking?

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American Standard Code For Information Interchange

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What does ASCII mean?

American Standard Code for Information Interchange, ASCII(noun)
(computer science) a code for information exchange between computers made by different companies; a string of 7 binary digits represents each character; used in most microcomputers

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