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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.


(ˌælfənjuːˈmɛrɪk) ,






(Computer Science) (of a character set, code, or file of data) consisting of alphabetical and numerical symbols
ˌalphanuˈmerically, ˌalphaˈmerically 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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.alphanumeric - of or pertaining to alphanumeric charactersalphanumeric - of or pertaining to alphanumeric characters


A. ADJalfanumérico
B. CPD alphanumeric character Ncarácter m alfanumérico
alphanumeric field Ncampo m alfanumérico


[ˌælfənjuːˈmɛrɪk] adjalphanumérique



[ˌælfənjuːˈmɛrɪk] adjalfanumerico/a
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