Definition of bitwise in English:

bitwise

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adjective

Computing
  • Denoting an operator in a programming language which manipulates the individual bits in a byte or word.
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    • For #3, you can see how well they learned the bitwise operators in C… but this is a skill, not an aptitude, so you can help them with these.
    • The resulting sequence is used to encrypt the data by doing a bitwise XOR.
    • Explore bitwise operations - if you're brave enough.

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