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character graphics

[′kar·ik·tər ‚graf·iks]
(computer science)
A collection of special symbols that can be strung together like letters of the alphabet to generate graphics.

character graphics

character graphics

A set of special symbols strung together like letters of the alphabet to create elementary graphics and forms, as in the following example:


The DOS OEM Font
The characters at the upper end (extended ASCII) of the character set in the original DOS font allowed elementary forms and bar charts to be printed as in this example.
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