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Prefixion
Prefixion Pre*fix"ion, n. [Cf. OF. prefixion.] The act of prefixing. [R.] --Bailey.

Meaning of Prefix from wikipedia

- A prefix is an affix which is placed before the stem of a word. Adding it to the beginning of one word changes it into another word. For example, when...
- A metric prefix is a unit prefix that precedes a basic unit of measure to indicate a multiple or submultiple of the unit. All metric prefixes used today...
- A binary prefix is a unit prefix for multiples of units in data processing, data transmission, and digital information, notably the bit and the byte,...
- A unit prefix is a specifier or mnemonic that is prepended to units of measurement to indicate multiples or fractions of the units. Units of various sizes...
- A ship prefix is a combination of letters, usually, abbreviations, used in front of the name of a civilian or naval ship that has historically served numerous...
- groups of bits in the address: the most significant bits are the network prefix, which identifies a whole network or subnet, and the least significant set...
- Numeral or number prefixes are prefixes derived from numerals or occasionally other numbers. In English and other European languages, they are used to...
- A trunk prefix is a digit sequence to be dialed before a telephone number to initiate a telephone call for the purpose of selecting an appropriate telecommunications...
- An international call prefix or dial out code is a trunk prefix used to select an international telephone circuit for placing an international call. It...
- In computer science, the prefix sum, ****ulative sum, inclusive scan, or simply scan of a sequence of numbers x0, x1, x2, ... is a second sequence of numbers...