Prefix (disambiguation)

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Prefix stands for:

  • in linguistics, a linguistic component that is placed in front of the word stem, see prefix
  • a prefix for a unit of measure, see prefixes for units of measure
  • in the theory of formal languages ​​a sequence of leading symbols of a word, see word (Theoretical Computer Science) # prefix
  • In computer networks the division of an IP address into a network part (= prefix) and a host part, see network mask
  • in telecommunications, a one-digit or multi-digit number that is placed in front of the telephone number, the traffic elimination number
  • a group of letters preceding the ship's name, which indicates the type of ship for merchant ships or nationality for warships, see prefixes of ship names

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Wiktionary: Prefix  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations