identifier

identifier

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English Online Dictionary. What means identifier‎? What does identifier mean?

English

Etymology

identify +‎ -er

Noun

identifier (plural identifiers)

  1. Someone who identifies; a person who establishes the identity of.
  2. Something that identifies or uniquely points to something or someone else.
  3. A guidebook that helps determine the specific class of an object (such as a mushroom, herb, fish, bird, drug, or mineral), or its individual identity (such as that of a star).
  4. (programming, operating systems) A formal name used in source code to refer to a variable, function, procedure, package, etc. or in an operating system to refer to a process, user, group, etc.
  5. (HTML) A code that distinguishes a particular element from all other elements in a document.
  6. (databases) A primary key.

Translations

See also

  • id
  • ID

See also

  • identifier on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

French

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *identificare.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /i.dɑ̃.ti.fje/

Verb

identifier

  1. to identify
  2. to log in

Conjugation

Further reading

  • “identifier” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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