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text noun

selected definition (No.10):
COMPUTING words appearing on computer screen: computer data that represents words, numbers, and other typographic characters, typically stored in ASCII format

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text noun (plural texts)

1. main body of book: the main body of a book or other printed material as distinct from the introduction, index, illustrations, and headings

2. written material: words that have been written down, typed, or printed

3. written version of something: a complete written, typed, or printed version of something such as a speech or a statement • the full text of the president’s speech

4. edition: one among the extant forms or versions of a written work • compared various texts to arrive at this reading

5. EDUCATION book for study: a book or piece of writing that is used for academic study or discussion

6. EDUCATION See textbook

7. BIBLE Bible passage: a short passage from the Bible that is read aloud and on which a sermon is based

8. original wording: the original wording of a piece of writing, especially the Bible, as opposed to a translation, summary, or revision

9. PRINTING typeface for text: a style of type that is suitable for printing running text

10. COMPUTING words appearing on computer screen: computer data that represents words, numbers, and other typographic characters, typically stored in ASCII format

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