character that is not available in one of the character sets already supported on a computer system.
output: Generic term for non-alphanumeric characters which have special characteristics, either for enhanced typography or for some purpose special to the computer.
IBM] A graphic character that is not a letter, a digit, or a space character.
A character that is not a letter, number, or the space. For example, the dollar sign, $.
A distinguished character in a FunnelWeb input file that introduces a special sequence. By default the special character is "@". However, it can be changed using the "@=" special sequence.
Alphabetic or phonetic character other than that used in modern English. In records, each special character occupies its own position, whether or not it is used in conjunction with another character. See also diacritic.
A character that may be used as an atom after a slash ( \) to accept a specific character, either for convenience or because this character is interpreted differently in the context of a regular expression.
a character that cannot be found on your keyboard
a character that is not a letter, digit, blank character, or logogram; for example, a punctuation mark.
a standardized character that can be used in a web page. example: is <. A complete list of special characters can be found here
A character not in the standard 7-bit ASCII character set, such as the copyright (©).