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Dual Independent Map Encoding (DIME)

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Dual Independent Map Encoding (DIME) - definition(s)

DIME - [data models] Acronym for Dual Independent Map Encoding. A data storage format for geographic data developed by the U.S. Census Bureau in the 1960s. DIME-encoded data was stored in Geographic Base Files (GBF). The Census Bureau replaced the DIME format with Topologically Integrated Geocoding and Referencing (TIGER) in 1990.

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