ASCII character set

ASCII character set
(computer science) 128 characters that make up the ASCII coding scheme

the ASCII character set is the most universal character coding set

Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing
Instance Hypernyms: ↑character set

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  • character set — Computers. 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. * * * …   Universalium

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