Meaning of ALPHANUMERIC in English

ALPHANUMERIC

/ ˌælfənjuːˈmerɪk; NAmE -nuːˈmer-/ (also alpha·numer·ic·al / -ɪkl; NAmE /) adjective

containing both letters and numbers :

an alphanumeric code

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WORD ORIGIN

1950s: blend of alphabet and numeric , from numerical early 17th cent. term: from medieval Latin numericus .

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