What does VARCHAR mean?

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  1. varchar(Noun)

    A text field of indeterminate length in a database, as opposed to the traditional fixed-length field.

  2. Origin: From the data type name, itself from variable character.


  1. varchar

    A varchar or Variable Character Field is a set of character data of indeterminate length. The term varchar refers to a data type of a field in a database management system. Varchar fields can be of any size up to a limit, which varies by databases: an Oracle 9i database has a limit of 4000 bytes, a MySQL database has a limit of 65,535 bytes and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 has a limit of 8000 bytes.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of VARCHAR in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of VARCHAR in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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