Shl()

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Description

FUNCTION: 20px-Function.png shl(number,count)

Performs a leftwards bit-shift on number, shifting it <count> times. This is equivalent to imul(number,pow(2,count), but much faster.

Related Topics: shr(), band(), bnand(), bor(), bxor().

Examples

> think shl(2,10)
2048


(--Soylent 00:37, 3 December 2005 (EST))