Unicode - definition and synonyms

noun computing
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a computer standard for encoding characters where each character is represented by sixteen bits

    Unicode has 65,536 combinations, enabling it to encode the letters of all written languages as well as thousands of characters in languages such as Japanese, Urdu and Chinese.

    Submitted by Muhammad Osama Afnan Hanafi from Pakistan on 04/02/2016