(of a set of characters) including letters, numbers, and, often, special characters, as punctuation marks: alphanumeric code.
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- alphabet code,
- alphabet soup,
- alphonse and gaston
Also al·pha·mer·ic [al-fuh-mer-ik] /ˌæl fəˈmɛr ɪk/, al·pha·nu·mer·i·cal, al·pha·mer·i·cal.
Origin of alphanumeric
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Examples from the Web for alphanumeric
Communication is done completely via the typewriter in either octal numbers, decimal numbers, or alphanumeric codes.
It can operate in either the alphanumeric mode or the binary mode.
(of a character set, code, or file of data) consisting of alphabetical and numerical symbols
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