What does character set mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. character set(noun)

    an ordered list of characters that are used together in writing or printing


  1. character set(Noun)

    The set of characters encoded by a given character encoding.

  2. character set(Noun)

    A set of characters together with a character encoding.


  1. Character Set

    A defined list of characters recognized by the computer hardware and software. Each character is represented by a number.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of character set in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of character set in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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