characterwise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

character +‎ -wise

Adverb[edit]

characterwise (not comparable)

  1. In terms of character.

Adjective[edit]

characterwise (not comparable)

  1. (computing) In terms of text characters.
    • 1977, E. Edelhoff, Klaus-Dieter Lehmann, On-line library and network systems: symposium
      Subfields necessitate characterwise processing, because only that field is given an entry in the directory of a record which specifies the tag, the length and the starting character position of the field concerned []