alphanumeric

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alphanumeric

data in the form of letters A to Z and numerals 0 to 9. The characters, which also may include punctuation marks, are used commonly in computer programming to code applications.

alphanumeric,

adj pertaining to a character set that contains letters and numerals and usually other special characters.
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Dan Long of Page America in Griffith says that the number of people using alphanumeric pagers is growing by the month, and now totals 6 percent to 7 percent of the paging population.
Personally I like the alphanumeric better because the service can actually page me and tell me what the call is about," she explains.
Starting with the recently introduced TL series of luxury sedans, all-new or completely redesigned 1996 Acura models will carry alphanumeric designations.