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EtymologyEdit

lexicography +‎ -ic

AdjectiveEdit

lexicographic (comparative more lexicographic, superlative most lexicographic)

  1. Like a dictionary, relating to lexicography (the writing of a dictionary).

Usage notesEdit

  • The phrase lexicographic order means in alphabetical order. It is a common term in computer science. It may indicate that numbers are to be treated as strings so 10 comes before 2 because there is no positional weighting and the symbol 1 comes before 2.

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