(computing) a magnetic or optical process used to detect the shape of individual characters printed or written on paper
- Character repertoire
character The set of all characters onto which a coded character set maps integers (code positions). For example, consider these two simple coded character sets: Coded Character Set One: integer 0 -> the character “A” integer 1 -> the character “B” Coded Character Set Two: integer 0 -> the character “B” integer 1 -> the […]
the numbers, letters, punctuation marks, and special symbols that can be used by a particular device, as a printer, or in a coding method, as ASCII.
- Character set identifier
character (CSID) (IBM) A number that identifies a character set. (1995-03-21)
a short essay describing a person; literary profile. Compare character (def 17). noun a brief description or portrayal of a person’s character, qualities, etc noun a dramatic portrayal of a unique individual