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 (ăl′fə-no͞o-mĕr′ĭk, -nyo͞o-) also al·pha·mer·ic (-fə-mĕr′ĭk)
1. Consisting of both letters and numbers.
2. Consisting of or using letters, numbers, punctuation marks, and mathematical and other conventional symbols: an alphanumeric code.

[alpha(betic) + numeric(al).]

al′pha·nu·mer′i·cal adj.
al′pha·nu·mer′i·cal·ly adv.


(ˌæl fə nuˈmɛr ɪk, -nyu-)

also al`pha•nu•mer′i•cal,

utilizing letters, numbers, and often special characters or symbols: an alphanumeric code.
[1950–55; alpha (bet) + numeric (al)]
al`pha•nu•mer′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.alphameric - of or pertaining to alphanumeric charactersalphameric - of or pertaining to alphanumeric characters
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Alphameric Solutions is headquartered in Guildford Surrey with 60,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Hampshire.
Morcombe knew a bit about this aspect of running a business when he was in charge at Alphameric, but recollections of commercial expediency seem to have momentarily escaped him.
Alphameric has built a more consistent business since getting out of the market for software aimed at high street retailers and concentrating on the betting and hospitality sectors.
Irish Hussar is well regarded by Nicky Henderson and it will be no surprise if he makes a winning bow in the Alphameric - Red Onion Novices' Hurdle.
His trainer Kevin Morgan had a winner at Wetherby on Saturday and with the stable evidently in form the five-year-old can strike in a division of the Alphameric Betting Display Systems Novices' Hurdle.
Customers committing to projects this quarter include Costa Coffee, Game and Servex, and in July 2008, Torex acquired and successfully integrated Alphameric Hospitality, the hospitality division of Alphameric Plc.
Timeweave changed its name from Alphameric and moved from the main stock market list to the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) on June 1 last year, after the near-pounds 15.
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Nokimover can strike for Westbury-On-Severn trainer John O'Shea in the Alphameric Bet Setting System Novices' Hurdle at Sedgefield.
The deal was secured by Compass Software, now a division of Torex Retail following the purchase of Alphameric Retail in November 2004.
Timeweave changed its name from Alphameric and moved from the main stock market list to AIM on June 1 last year, following the near-pounds 15.
Just to rub salt in the wound for Nicholls, McCoy had no such ill luck when he also rode Pipe's only runner, Standin Obligation in the Alphameric Leisure For FOB's Novices' Hurdle to hold off Malay by two lengths.