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null character (NUL)
In transmission systems, a control character (a) that is used to accomplish media-fill stuffing or a time-fill stuffing in storage device or in a data transmission line and (b) that may be inserted and removed from a series of characters without affecting the meaning of the series. Note: The null character may affect the control of equipment or the format of messages. [From Weik '89]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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