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alphanumeric

(ăl'fəno͝omĕr`ĭk) or

alphameric

(ăl'fəmĕr`ĭk), the set of letters and numbers. When used in reference to computercomputer,
device capable of performing a series of arithmetic or logical operations. A computer is distinguished from a calculating machine, such as an electronic calculator, by being able to store a computer program (so that it can repeat its operations and make logical
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 input and output, the set usually is expanded to include the upper- and lower-case alphabetic characters (A–Z, a–z), the numeric characters (0–9), and special characters (such as the symbols $, #, and @, mathematical symbols, and punctuation marks). While typically the phrase "alphabetic characters" means only English letters, an alphanumeric character set may also include letters from other languages that also use the Roman alphabet, such as an e with an acute accent (é) or a c with a cedilla (ç).

alphanumeric

, alphameric
(of a character set, code, or file of data) consisting of alphabetical and numerical symbols

alphanumeric

(character)
A decimal digit or a letter (upper or lower case). Typically, "letters" means only English letters (ASCII A-Z plus a-z) but it may also include non-English letters in the Roman alphabet, e.g., e-acute, c-cedilla, the thorn letter, and so on. Perversely, it may also include the underscore character in some contexts.

alphanumeric

(ALPHAbeticNUMERIC) The combination of alphabetic letters, numbers and special characters such as in a mailing address (name, street, city, state, zip code). The text in this encyclopedia and every document and database is alphanumeric. See alphanumerish and special character.
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This never materialised due to the determination of TurfTV courses to create a direct income stream via its partnership with Alphameric (now Timeweave), and the fact SIS is much more than just a UK racing supplier.
Alphameric said it planned to move its stock to AIM following the completion of the deal and change its name to Timeweave plc.
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Following the acquisition Alphameric now intends to roll out hundreds of public access Internet terminals in Europe with further expansion planned for later this year.
SIS, which has contracts with the remaining 28 courses, had launched legal action against Alphameric.
Other companies due to report this week include:TodayFinals: Bulmer (HP) Holdings, Inter Link Foods, Pace Micro Technology, UBC Media Group Interims: I-Document Systems Group AGMs: Liontrust Asset ManagementTomorrowFinals: Anite Group, Ashtead, Halladale, ID Data, Jurys Doyle HotelInterims: Alphameric,Minorplanet Systems (Q1), QA AGMs: Albany Investment, Finsbury Gwth Trust, Safeway EGMs: Real Estate OppsWednesdayInterims: KensingtonAGMs: BSS Group, Expro International, Intercede Group, Marks & Spencer, Northern FoodsThursdayFinals: Private Equity Investor AGMs: Aveva Group, Business Post Group, Edinburgh High Inc, JJB Sports, Karstadt, Penna ConsultingFridayAGMs: Adam & Harvey Group, Arcon International, Cable & Wireless, Civilian Content
Alphameric Plc, the UK-based IT display and communications company, has reported net profits for the eight months to November 30 1998 of 641,000 pounds on revenue of 11.
Morcombe stepped down at Timeweave, formerly called Alphameric, three months before the company's betting-shop services business Alphameric Solutions was sold to Orbis for pounds 15.
Alphameric, a supplier of software and information to the gambling and hospitality sectors, yesterday warned of a significant financial loss, thanks to losses at its Amalgamated Racing joint venture.
But the Merseysider made sure the richly-endowed Alphameric Vase also went Cheveley Park's way as John Gosden's 11-2 favourite Pipe Dreamer picked up well for Dwyer to lead in the final 50 yards.
A joint venture between racing satellite channel Racing UK and systems provider Alphameric, Turf TV currently has the rights to six courses, with another 25 to join next year.
NIAGARA and he can follow up his debut victory with success in the Alphameric Red Onion Novices' Chase at Towcester tomorrow - as long as he sharpens up his jumping.