n. A set of characters, numbers, and other symbols used to represent a concept in a short, standard manner. Ciphers and other systems used to disguise the meaning of information. ComputingA set of symbols used to communicate information; a character set. LawAn official statement of law that is complete and systematically arranged. v. Records ManagementTo classify a record or file by assigning a set of characters, numbers, or symbols representing the series to which it belongs. ComputingTo write a program or macro containing instructions to perform operations on a computer.