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ascii text file

  • noun a text file that contains only ASCII characters without special formatting
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electronic text

  • noun text that is in a form that computer can store or display on a computer screen
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German text

  • (Typog.), a character resembling modern German type, used in English printing for ornamental headings, etc., as in the words, This line is German Text.
Webster 1913

machine-displayable text

  • noun electronic text that is stored and used in the form of a digital image
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machine-readable text

  • noun electronic text that is stored as strings of characters and that can be displayed in a variety of formats
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mar-text

Mar"-text` noun
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  1. A blundering preacher.
Webster 1913

Proof text

  • a passage of Scripture used to prove a doctrine.
Webster 1913

religious text

  • noun writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity
    religious text; sacred writing; religious writing.
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sacred text

  • noun writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity
    religious text; sacred writing; religious writing.
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school text

  • noun a book prepared for use in schools or colleges
    text; school text; textbook; schoolbook.
    • his economics textbook is in its tenth edition
    • the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy
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Text blindness

  • . (Physiol.) See Word blindness, under Word.
Webster 1913

text edition

  • noun a book prepared for use in schools or colleges
    text; school text; textbook; schoolbook.
    • his economics textbook is in its tenth edition
    • the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy
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text editor

  • noun an editor who prepares text for publication
    copyreader; copy editor.
  • noun (computer science) an application that can be used to create and view and edit text files
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text file

  • noun (computer science) a computer file that contains text (and possibly formatting instructions) using seven-bit ASCII characters
    document.
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Text letter

  • a large or capital letter. Obs.
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Text pen

  • a kind of metallic pen used in engrossing, or in writing text-hand.
Webster 1913

text-book

Text"-book` noun
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  1. A book with wide spaces between the lines, to give room for notes.
  2. A volume, as of some classical author, on which a teacher lectures or comments; hence, any manual of instruction; a schoolbook.
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text-hand

Text"-hand` noun
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  1. A large hand in writing; -- so called because it was the practice to write the text of a book in a large hand and the notes in a smaller hand.
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text-matching

  • noun a computer program that looks for text that matches a given text
    • Google uses text-matching to find web pages containing a particular text
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written text

  • noun something written, especially copied from one medium to another, as a typewritten version of dictation
    transcription.
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