adjective (no comparative or superlative)
(arithmetic, computing, uncountable) The number system that uses the eight digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.
(arithmetic, computing) Concerning numbers expressed in octal or mathematical calculations performed using octal.
- in every direction, especially of an antenna capable of transmitting or receiving signals in all directions, or of a microphone capable of detecting sound from all directions
- An radio beacon.
- a tuned electronic circuit used to generate a continuous output waveform