descriptor definition

  • noun:
    • Computer Science A word, term, or alphanumeric character accustomed identify something in an information storage and retrieval system.
    • title of a category of information in an information storage and retrieval system.
    • A word that describes the subject of a write-up or book.
    • an item of kept information that is used to spot a product in an information storage space and retrieval system
    • the phonological or orthographic sound or look of a word you can use to describe or determine something

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