( --- base )
"base". Fetch the current base to the top of the stack. The current base can be typed by:
      base @ dup decimal . base !

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"begin". begin marks the starting point for a begin ... until loop. The compiler uses begin to mark the branch point for the until statement. Typical usage:
      : aword   begin 1+ dup 10 > until ;
      0 aword
aword expects a value on the stack. It loops until the counter on the stack is greater than ten. See until.
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"binary". Sets the current base to binary.
( --- 'BINARY )
"binary". Sets the file type for fopen to binary. This is necessary to process a file that contains non-Ascii data. Typical usage:
      { anyfile.dat} BINARY fopen
See the File I/O word glossary for complete examples.
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"bold off". Set screen video to normal. This specific to Borland C++ at the present time.
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"bold on". Set screen video to bold. This word is specific to Borland C++ at the present time.
Internal Use Only
" "branch". branch is an unconditional branch compiled into the dictionary to cause program branching. The number compiled with branch is the relative offset within the parameter field to branch to by setting IP.
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"bye". Exit Until and return to the calling function. Returns to DOS if stand alone program.

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