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Blend of post- +‎ prepend

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postpend (third-person singular simple present postpends, present participle postpending, simple past and past participle postpended)

  1. (computing, transitive) To append at the end of a text string.
    • 1991, Kenneth Goodman, The KBMT Project[1], →ISBN:
      Recall that if asterisks are pre- and postpended they designate semantic information in f-structures.
    • 2003, Algorithms in Bioinformatics[2], →ISBN, page 398:
      In each run a random sequence is generated, prepended and postpended with short primers to separate the initiation and termination tasks from the reconstruction task.
    • 2011, Dave Kleiman, The Official CHFI Study Guide (Exam 312-49)[3], →ISBN:
      A hybrid attack is used to find passwords that are a dictionary word with combinations of characters prepended or postpended to it.

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