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character string[′kar·ik·tər ′striŋ]
A sequence of characters in a computer memory or other storage device. Also known as alphabetic string.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
character stringA group of alphanumeric characters. Contrast with numeric data.
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