Example sentences for: alphanumeric

How can you use “alphanumeric” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • For each combination of treatments, a 3-letter alphanumeric code was assigned (Table 1).

  • Soundex works mostly by ignoring the vowels in a name and assigning an alphanumeric code to the name based on the remaining consonants.

  • They sat at a computer terminals and would key in some kind of alphanumeric code that evoked many names.

  • For those who are unfamiliar with computers and the need for a word-processing package, I should explain that when you buy what is fondly call a “personal” computer, you get three pieces of equipment (though they may be combined in some models or makes): a rectangular box with some slots in the front and sockets in the back, a monitor, which is nothing but a small TV set, and a keyboard, which looks like an ordinary typewriter keyboard but, in many models sold today, has a number of additional keys alongside those for the familiar alphanumeric characters: on mine, nestled among some control keys on the right side is what is called a “number pad,” which resembles the key arrangement one sees on a small adding machine or calculator; on the left side is a double bank of five keys marked “F1” through “F10” which, when pressed alone or in combination with another key, perform certain functions, some of which are useful, others of which are evidently thought useful by the manufacturer but which I never use.

  • For those who are unfamiliar with computers and the need for a word-processing package, I should explain (with what I hope is merciful brevity) that when you buy what is fondly called a “personal” computer, you get three pieces of equipment (though they may be combined in some models or makes): a rectangular box with some slots in the front and sockets in the back, which is the computer; a monitor, which is a small TV set without the usual buttons; and a keyboard, which looks like an ordinary typewriter keyboard but, in many models sold today, has a number of additional keys alongside those for the familiar alphanumeric characters.


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