character graphics[′kar·ik·tər ‚graf·iks]
A collection of special symbols that can be strung together like letters of the alphabet to generate graphics.
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character graphicsA set of special symbols strung together like letters of the alphabet to create elementary graphics and forms, as in the following example:
|The DOS OEM Font|
|The characters at the upper end (extended ASCII) of the character set in the original DOS font allowed elementary forms and bar charts to be printed as in this example.|
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