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Text may mean:



  • a book, a set of printed sheets of paper held together between two covers.
  • a textbook, a book used for the study of a subject. People use a textbook to learn facts and methods about a certain subject.
  • Subtext
  • e-text or e-book

Unit Of Study

  • hermeneutics
  • philology, the study of language in historical writings
  • literary theory, anything with a semiotic component
  • cultural studies, the unit of discourse


  • character (computing) or string data, as opposed to binary data
  • a text segment of a program in memory
  • Plaintext, the information which the sender want to transmit to the receiver(s)
  • Text-based, comprised of characters
  • Boilerplate text


  • TEXT, an avant-garde band

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