character set

Definitions of character set
  1. noun
    an ordered list of characters that are used together in writing or printing
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    ASCII character set
    (computer science) 128 characters that make up the ASCII coding scheme
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    alphabet
    a character set that includes letters and is used to write a language
    alphanumeric characters, alphanumerics
    a character set that includes letters and digits and punctuation
    Armenian, Armenian alphabet
    a writing system having an alphabet of 38 letters in which the Armenian language is written
    Latin alphabet, Roman alphabet
    the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe
    Hebraic alphabet, Hebrew alphabet, Hebrew script
    a Semitic alphabet used since the 5th century BC for writing the Hebrew language (and later for writing Yiddish and Ladino)
    Greek alphabet
    the alphabet used by ancient Greeks
    Cyrillic, Cyrillic alphabet
    an alphabet derived from the Greek alphabet and used for writing Slavic languages (Russian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Ukrainian, and some other Slavic languages)
    Arabic alphabet
    the alphabet of 28 characters derived from Aramaic and used for writing Arabic languages (and borrowed for writing Urdu)
    phonetic alphabet, sound alphabet
    an alphabet of characters intended to represent specific sounds of speech
    finger alphabet, manual alphabet
    an alphabet used by the deaf; letters are represented by finger positions
    type of:
    list, listing
    a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
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