alphanumeric

(redirected from alphanumerical)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to alphanumerical: alphanumeric characters

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
..... Click the link for more information.
 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.
References in periodicals archive ?
We convert both ratings from an alphanumerical system to an ordinal number ranging from one (for AAA rated bonds) to nineteen (for CCC- rated bonds).
0 cm) consisted of squares, circles, decimals, and fractions (see Figure 1) and are indicated by alphanumerical codes (e.
Combining the alphanumerical system with a strong search engine, Taming the Paper Tiger software makes filing and retrieval virtually foolproof.
The outcome of the analysis is represented in proper graphic reports depending on geographical and alphanumerical criteria.
His Mercury Minicall has an alphanumerical function so words and numbers can be transmitted.
At Ohio University-zanesville, we use a color coding scheme for cables, but any alphanumerical system will work just as well.
Developed by the National Center for Health Statistics and based on the World Health Organization's ICD-10, the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases greatly expands its scope with over 120,000, 3-7 character, alphanumerical diagnosis codes and 2,033 code categories, in contrast to the ICD-9-CM, which contains 13,000, 3-5 character, alphanumeric diagnosis codes and 855 code categories.
In which two ways is 23 alphanumerical information presented?
Many applications can be conveniently controlled via an external alphanumerical keyboard, the multifunctional steering wheel or voice dial.
Classification mode of fixture description enables alphanumerical description of all fixtures based on fixture properties systematization.
The primary alphanumerical sums ('alphas') for line #5 ranged from 85 (ie, 85=85) to 154--with a median of 121