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alphanumeric

alphanumeric

adjective al·pha·nu·mer·ic \-n-ˈmer-ik, -ny-\

: having or using letters and numbers

Full Definition of ALPHANUMERIC

1
:  consisting of both letters and numbers and often other symbols (as punctuation marks and mathematical symbols) <an alphanumeric code>; also :  being a character in an alphanumeric system
2
:  capable of using or displaying alphanumeric characters
al·pha·nu·mer·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
al·pha·nu·mer·ics \-iks\ noun plural

Variants of ALPHANUMERIC

al·pha·nu·mer·ic also al·pha·nu·mer·i·cal \-i-kəl\

Origin of ALPHANUMERIC

alphabetic + numeric, numerical
First Known Use: 1950

Rhymes with ALPHANUMERIC

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