Definition of character string in English:

character string

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  • A linear sequence of characters stored in or processed by a computer.
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    • 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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