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Definition of Whitespace

Babylon English

(Computers) characters that do not appear in a printed document (such as carriage return, tabs, line feed, etc.)
Whitespace Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
hEnglish - advanced version

(from the colour it produces on white paper) any contiguous sequence of spaces , tabs , carriage returns, and/or line feeds. whitespace might also possibly include form feed characters. the term is common on unix.
see also non-printing character

Whitespace Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
- Static variable in class java.awt.font.GlyphMetrics 
public static final byte WHITESPACE
Indicates a glyph with no visual representation. It can be added to the other code values to indicate an invisible glyph.
Internet Glossary
Refers to all characters that appear as blanks on a display screen or printer. This includes the space character, the tab character, and sometimes other special characters that do not have a visual form (for example, the bell character and null character).

Whitespace Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
White space or whitespace may refer to:

  • Whitespace character, a computer character for the space between words
  • White spaces (radio), allocated but locally unused radio frequencies
  • Whitespace (programming language), an esoteric programming language

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