\kˈaɹɪktə sˈɛt], \kˈaɹɪktə sˈɛt], \k_ˈa_ɹ_ɪ_k_t_ə s_ˈɛ_t]\
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By Princeton University
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1. A particular mapping between characters andbyte strings, i.e. the combination of a particularcharacter encoding (which maps between byte strings andintegers) and a particular coded character set (which mapsbetween integers and characters).For example: ASCII (the ASCII coded character set, encodeddirectly as single-byte values), or UTF-8 (the Unicode codedcharacter set, encoded with an 8-bit transformation method).2. Occasionally: a character repertoire; or a codedcharacter set.
By Denis Howe
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- relating to covered with or resembling freckles Freckled; speckled; bearing numerous small dots. Affected with lentigo.