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special character

[′spesh·əl ′kar·ik·tər]
(computer science)
A computer-representable character that is not alphabetic, numeric, or blank.

special character

Non-alphabetic or non-numeric character, such as @, #, $, %, &, * and +. See alphanumeric and Win typing special characters.
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So if you have '278' as your number, you can press shift to get '@&*' to meet the special character requirement.
This is an idea that many security experts have supported in favor of passwords with special characters that a person wouldn't normally use.
Also being proposed is the removal of permitted development rights for certain changes within the conservation area that don't currently require planning permission, including the removal of front boundaries and the changing of windows and chimneys that could undermine the area's special character.
Because uppercase and special characters are more difficult characters to type (especially on a smartphone device), I avoid these types of characters unless they are required.
Even better: nine or more special characters will keep you secure for about 44,530 years.
She draws these pieces of varied genres and different periods to show the overall development of Beethoven's style and the special character of each genre.
The heritage body wants every local authority to fill in a questionnaire in the first nationwide census of areas protected for their special character.
Dubai: The Arab world should continue to produce works of poetry that reflect the region's special character.
They believe the proposal would harm the special character of the church which was built in 1865 and was grade II listed in 1965.
2 : the group of qualities that make a person, group, or thing different from others <The town has special character.
According to Pisano, the industry's problems stem from its special character as a science-based business.
On the subject of the special character of the benefit, the Court ruled that it must either replace or supplement a social security benefit in order to guarantee minimum subsistence means to the recipient.

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