An example could help the reader to understand this term better. If I understand the term right an underflow would occur when 11110000 and 0.0001111 are added on a floating-point computer with 4 significant digits. Please add this example if I am right or a better one.
- That would be an example of round-off error, but this article now has a (correct) example. --PeR (talk) 16:12, 14 January 2008 (UTC)
Replaced most of the article with the FOLDOC entry, which is more clear, and has a good example. Vbucoci 10:17, 15 September 2006 (UTC)