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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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Embossed alphanumeric characters may be contaminated by dust or other impurity; therefore we tried testing another method for recognition instead of camera techniques.
A list of publication in alphanumeric order and cross referenced to end items.
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.
Meri-Cal II has an accuracy of 0.025 prevent full-scale with an easy-to-read 4-line by 20 character alphanumeric display and 5 digits of measurement resolution that can read out in any of 11 engineering units.
A microprocessor based transmitter with a built-in alphanumeric display, available for mounting both integrally and remotely from its flow sensor.
On 1 May, test squadrons without alphanumeric designations were officially redesignated as air test and evaluation squadrons in keeping with fleet standards.
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It has been reported recently that air traffic controllers have difficulty distinguishing the data on the screens, due to the lack of clarity and small size of alphanumeric data.
The unit includes a built-in alphanumeric keyboard, menu-driven multi-line LCD display, calculator functions, memory for up to 800 values, and a multifunction end cover with adapter plate and alignment aid.
The brewer has alphanumeric display and advanced diagnostic service tools accessible from the front panel.
"Existing product planners should be comfortable with it," Paradise says, adding, "Doing the planning with alphanumeric text is hard, so it's astonishing that they are able to do what they do." What they do includes process planning, material flow analysis, factory modeling, and ergonomic analysis, all of which this new infrastructure facilitates.