Definitions for "Big-endian"
(Historical) The ordering of the components of a hierarchical name in which the domain name is specified first, for example: rather than This was the normal or NRS ordering used on JANET, and sometimes referred to as nrsname or UK order in mail documentation, however this is no longer the recommended order for names. See also little-endian.
A method of storing or transmitting data where the most significant bit or byte is presented first. (The name is an allusion to Jonathan Swift's "Gulliver's Travels," which contained characters so named because they believed that boiled eggs should be eaten from the "big end" first.) See little-endian.
a storage scheme in which the most significant unit of data or an address is stored at the lowest memory address. [SILC99
Keywords:  binary, tree
binary tree