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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 standard will address the needs of a variety of kinds of files, including catalogs, indexes, dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories, and other alphanumerically arranged lists.
Information from the individual microphones is passed by wire to a central processing facility, where battery location is displayed graphically, alphanumerically or as a paper printout.
Anil points out that "the element symbols Al (aluminium or aluminum) and N (nitrogen) are alphanumerically truthful.
Browse by format, location, or language; search alphanumerically or by keyword, and save and sort favorites on your touch panel, mobile device or computer.
Each on-screen stimulus, consisting of an arbitrary word, a shape, or a mathematical symbol, was 7.5 cm X 7.5 cm in size and was labeled alphanumerically in relation to the equivalence class in which it was attributed and its position within that class.
are indexed alphanumerically under various categories based on playing speed".
Selections are made from the palette of alphanumerically designated Trumatch colors that are incorporated in many popular design and illustration programs for the desktop.
XII (3) = all > a L=L--ie, all L's are the same and = 12 alphanumerically. (groan) Or all > al.
A discography lists sixty-two recordings alphanumerically by record label, and indicates the date of issue, contents, performers, album title, and other selections on each disc.
It's the densest digit alphanumerically. It has the most anagrams of any number (excluding prefixes).
devising ingenious gematria involving totals among letters with ordained ranks, deducing patterns letters alphanumerically yield
[Also unbalanced alphanumerically: 27 meets 20!] impatient Tap in time.