Lex meaning

lĕks
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(computing) To perform lexical analysis; to convert a character stream to a token stream as a preliminary to parsing.
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Law.
noun
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Law.
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Lexicon.
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See yacc.
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A pet form of the male given name Alexander.
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Origin of lex

  • Latin lēx lēg- leg- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From lexical analysis, from lexical

    From Wiktionary