Associations to the word «Prefix»

Wiktionary

PREFIX, noun. That which is prefixed; especially one or more letters or syllables added to the beginning of a word to modify its meaning; as, pre- in prefix, con- in conjure.
PREFIX, verb. (transitive) To determine beforehand; to set in advance. [from 15thc.]
PREFIX, verb. (transitive) To put or fix before, or at the beginning of something; to place at the start. [from 16thc.]
PREFIX CODING, noun. (comptheory) a coding system that uses (typically variable-length) codes that distinguish by their "prefix property", which requires that there is no code word in the system that is a prefix (initial segment) of any other code word in the system.
PREFIX CODINGS, noun. Plural of prefix coding
PREFIX NOTATION, noun. Polish notation
PREFIX TREE, noun. (comptheory) trie (data structure)
PREFIX TREES, noun. Plural of prefix tree

Dictionary definition

PREFIX, noun. An affix that is added in front of the word.
PREFIX, verb. Attach a prefix to; "prefixed words".

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
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