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zigamorph definition

/zig'*-morf/ 1. Hex FF (11111111) when used as a delimiter or fence character. Usage: primarily at IBM shops.
2. [proposed] The Unicode non-character +UFFFF (1111111111111111), a character code which is not assigned to any character, and so is usable as end-of-string.
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