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  • Prefix code — A prefix code is a code, typically a variable length code, with the prefix property : no code word is a prefix of any other code word in the set. A code with code words {0, 10, 11} has the prefix property; a code consisting of {0, 1, 10, 11} does …   Wikipedia

  • Prefix (disambiguation) — A prefix is a part of a word attached to a stem which modifies the meaning of that stem.Prefix may also refer to: *Prefix (computer science), a prefix of a string *The Prefix a mixtape by the American rapper, Lil Wayne *Numerical prefix, a prefix …   Wikipedia

  • prefix — [[t]pri͟ːfɪks[/t]] prefixes 1) N COUNT A prefix is a letter or group of letters, for example un or multi , which is added to the beginning of a word in order to form a different word. For example, the prefix un is added to happy to form unhappy …   English dictionary

  • Prefix grammar — In computer science, a prefix grammar is a type of string rewriting system, consisting of a set of string rewriting rules, and similar to a formal grammar or a semi Thue system. What is specific about prefix grammars is not the shape of their… …   Wikipedia

  • prefix — I UK [ˈpriːfɪks] / US [ˈprɪˌfɪks] noun [countable] Word forms prefix : singular prefix plural prefixes 1) linguistics a group of letters that is added to the beginning of a word to change its meaning. For example, the prefix un is added to the… …   English dictionary

  • prefix — I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French prefixer, from Latin praefixus Date: 15th century 1. to fix or appoint beforehand 2. [partly from prefix (II)] to place in front; especially to add as a prefix < prefix a syllable… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prefix — pre|fix1 [ pri,fıks ] noun count 1. ) LINGUISTICS a group of letters that is added to the beginning of a word to change its meaning. For example, the prefix un is added to the word important to form unimportant. ─ compare AFFIX 2, SUFFIX 2. ) the …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • form — Shape; mold. [L. forma] accolé forms (ak ola′) SYN: appliqué forms. appliqué forms (ap li ka′) a term applied to the manner in which the ring stage of Plasmodium falciparum parasitizes the marginal portion of erythrocytes. SYN: accolé forms. arch …   Medical dictionary

  • prefix — [ˈpriːˌfɪks] noun [C] linguistics a group of letters that is added to the beginning of a word in order to change its meaning. For example, the prefix ‘un is added to the word ‘tidy in order to form the word ‘untidy …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • prefix — noun /ˈprifɪks / (say preefiks) 1. Grammar an affix which is put before a word, stem, or word element to add to or qualify its meaning (as un in unkind), strictly speaking an inseparable form, but usually applied to prepositions and adverbs also …   Australian English dictionary

  • prefix — Synonyms and related words: IC analysis, accidence, add, adjoin, affix, affixation, agglutinate, allomorph, allonge, annex, anteriority, append, appendix, attach, avant propos, bold front, bound morpheme, brave face, brave front, breakthrough,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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