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character encoding

n.
Any of various encoding schemes, such as ASCII or Unicode, in which letters and other characters are each assigned a unique number for storage and transmission on computers. Also called character map, character set, charset.
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automatically chooses an optimal character set compatible with existing programs, and also allows users to specify character encoding for a specific recipient.
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