Alphabet

Updated: 09/03/2019 by Computer Hope
Alphabetic

Alphabet may refer to any of the following:

1. An alphabet is a group of letters that make up each of the sounds of a language. With the English language, the alphabet contains letters "A" through "Z." With computers, the alphabet is stored as ASCII and allows the computer to display text and interact with the user. The alphabet also helps with sorting and finding information by sorting data in alphabetic order.

Computer alphabet letter meanings

Many different alphabet letters may have alternative meanings when dealing with a computer. For example, the letter "C" may describe the C programming language or the C: drive letter. If you're looking for the meanings of a specific alphabetic letter, click the letter in the list below.

A
B
C
D
E
F
G

H
I
K
L
M
N
O

R
S
T
U
W
X
Y

Note

The letters J, P, Q, V, and Z are not included in the list above, as they do not have any special meaning with computers.

Related pages

  • See our computer dictionary for a list of computer terms A to Z.
  • You can use our free online text tool to sort alphabetic ascending or alphabetic descending.

2. Alphabet, Inc. is a technology company founded in 2015 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. It's the corporate parent of other companies, including Google LLC. For more information, see our Alphabet company and contact information.

Number, Phonetic alphabet, Typography terms