Definition of character string in English:

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character string


A linear sequence of characters, typically one stored in or processed by a computer.
Example sentences
  • Signature filters use algorithms to produce a short character string to uniquely identify e-mail signatures.
  • The remaining character string, or ‘tag’, is still sufficiently unique for processing purposes.
  • Data is then either stored as an image or encoded as a character string.

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Syllabification: char·ac·ter string

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