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Encyclopedia > Dword (Computer)

In computer science, a dword is a unit of data that is twice the size of a word and half the size of a qword. On the 32-bit x86 platform, this unit of data would be 32 bits long. Computer science is the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their implementation and application in computer systems. ... In computing, word is a term for the natural unit of data used by a particular computer design. ... In computer science, a qword (quadruple word) is a unit of data that is twice the size of a dword or four times the size of a word. ... x86 or 80x86 is the generic name of a microprocessor architecture first developed and manufactured by Intel. ... This article is about the unit of information. ...


In the Microsoft Windows API, a DWORD is a typedef for an unsigned long. The Windows API is the name given by Microsoft to the core set of application programming interfaces available in the Microsoft Windows operating systems. ...


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