Definition of null character in English:

null character

Syllabification: null char·ac·ter


  • A character denoting nothing, usually represented by a binary zero.
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    • Remember the way strings work in C: they consist of a bunch of bytes followed by a null character, which has the value.
    • Additional null characters may follow the string, padding it out to a size that ensures the following structure is properly aligned.

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