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alphanumeric

[ al-fuh-noo-mer-ik, -nyoo- ]
/ 藢忙l f蓹 nu藞m蓻r 瑟k, -nyu- /
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adjective Computers.
(of a set of characters) including letters, numbers, and, often, special characters, as punctuation marks: alphanumeric code.
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Also al路pha路mer路ic [al-fuh-mer-ik], /藢忙l f蓹藞m蓻r 瑟k/, al路pha路nu路mer路i路cal, al路pha路mer路i路cal.

Origin of alphanumeric

First recorded in 1950鈥55; alpha(bet) + numeric(al)

OTHER WORDS FROM alphanumeric

al路pha路nu路mer路i路cal路ly, al路pha路mer路i路cal路ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for alphanumeric

alphanumeric

alphameric (藢忙lf蓹藞m蓻r瑟k)

/ (藢忙lf蓹nju藧藞m蓻r瑟k) /

adjective
(of a character set, code, or file of data) consisting of alphabetical and numerical symbols

Derived forms of alphanumeric

alphanumerically or alphamerically, adverb
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