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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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The domain name system was developed in the 1980s to help associate alphanumeric names with the number addresses which the Internet uses as pointers to locations, making it easier for users to memorize and navigate.
Will slide, scroll or flash any alphanumeric message.
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When the CA9121 System is integrated with Quick Response, the upgrades include: resident and exit door identification--caregivers may freely move about the facility and receive alphanumeric identification, via pagers, naming which resident is exiting and at which door; multiple read--up to 10 people can be listed in the alphanumeric identification message sent to caregivers via pagers; and reporting--enhanced reports to identify exiting patterns for each resident.