blank character


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blank character

[′blaŋk ′kar·ik·tər]
(computer science)
A character, either printed or appearing as a blank, used to denote a blank space among printed characters. Also known as space character.

blank character

A space character that takes up one byte in the computer just like a letter or digit. When you press the space bar on a keyboard, the ASCII character with a numeric value of 32 is created. See ASCII.