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ALPHANUMERIC

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Definition:
Representation, e.g. in a computer, that employs not only numerals but also letters. In a wider sense, also employing punctuation marks and mathematical and other symbols.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Terms for the Standardization of Geographical Names, United Nations Group of Experts on Geographic Names, United Nations, New York, 2002 + techtarget.com.

Hyperlink:
http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/alphanumeric-alphameric

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Monday, February 17, 2003

Last updated on Thursday, June 13, 2013