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1 A flexible one-dimensional array, i.e. a flexible vector, of symbols where the lower bound of the vector is fixed at unity but the upper bound, i.e. the string length, may vary.

2 A type of input to a graphics system consisting of a sequence of characters. The usual input device is a keyboard. See also logical input device.

3 Any one-dimensional array of characters. In formal language theory a string is often referred to as a word. See also sequence.

Subjects: Computing.

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