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descriptor

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noun de·scrip·tor \di-ˈskrip-tər\

Definition of descriptor

  1. :  something (as a word or characteristic feature) that serves to describe or identify; especially :  a word or phrase (as an index term) used to identify an item (as a subject or document) in an information retrieval system



1933

First Known Use of descriptor

1933


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