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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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Relying on highly complex and automated processes to deliver odds, prices, race information and documents across a distributed architecture - most needing to be handled in a sub-hundred millisecond timeframe - Alphameric needed a simpler way to incorporate new or updated information in real-time.
He has, however, had his finger in many other pies, most under the pastry case of Alphameric, which under that and different names, has dabbled in various different arenas.
The announcement was timed to coincide with publication of Timeweave's half-year results for the period to May 31 that, as well as the disposal of Alphameric Solutions and the name change, included the departure of chief executive Alan Morcombe and the company's transfer from the main market of the London stock exchange to the Alternative Investment Market.
Since then, Alphameric, which sold its betting shop service business and is now known as Timeweave, has moved from the main London Stock Exchange list to AIM, and made no announcement about the new deal.
First, the in-shop business Alphameric Solutions was acquired by Orbis and transformed into OpenBet.
OPENBET, the new name for Orbis, has also rebranded new acquisition Alphameric Solutions as OpenBet Retail Ltd and appointed Karim Peer as its managing director, writes Jim Cremin.
ORBIS, technology suppliers to the betting industry, has rebranded itself as OpenBet, with its recently acquired Alphameric Solutions to be now known as OpenBet Retail.
Waltham Dove need not improve much on his four-length second to Halexy at Market Rasen to land Sedgefield's Levy Board 'National Hunt' Maiden Hurdle while Jolly Green Giant can follow up an easy course and distance win in the Alphameric Solutions To Bookmakers Hurdle.
Morcombe role a wise move MEMBERS of the Horsemen's Group can be forgiven if they allowed a satisfied smile to play across their countenances on Tuesday when Alphameric shareholders agreed to sell the company's betting-shop services division for what looks a princely sum of pounds 15.
But the jockey made the most of his chance as Jolly Green Giant grabbed the Alphameric Bet Selling System Novice Hurdle.
ALPHAMERIC shareholders yesterday approved the sale of its betting-shop services division, Alphameric Solutions Ltd, to gaming and betting solutions company Orbis for pounds 15.
Mary Reveley's runners must always be respected at Sedgefield and the Saltburn trainer can land the Alphameric Solutions To Bookmakers Novices' Chase through Legendary Line.