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descriptor

Noun1.descriptor - the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something; "the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached"
2.descriptor - a piece of stored information that is used to identify an item in an information storage and retrieval system
(operating system)descriptor - An integer, string or other small data value which refers to one of several objects allocated to a program by the operating system, usually the kernel. A common example is a Unix file descriptor which is a small integer that identifies an I/O channel. Another example is a reference to an area of memory (e.g. shared memory).

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described
Describent
Describer
Descrier
Descriptio personae
Description
Descriptive
descriptive adjective
Descriptive anatomy
descriptive anthropology
descriptive clause
descriptive geometry
Descriptive Intermediate Attributed Notation for Ada
descriptive linguistics
Descriptive Top-Level Specification
descriptively
-- descriptor --
Descrive
Descry
Descurainia
Descurainia pinnata
DESE
Desecate
Desecrate
desecrated
Desecrater
Desecration
Desecrator
Desegmentation
desegrated
desegregate
desegregation
desensitisation
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