- In cryptography,the additional characters added to a plaintext message,to ensure that its length is an integral number of blocks for encryption by a block cipher.
- Even with these additional characters, many languages contain symbols that could not be condensed into 256 characters.
- Thus, if a byte were used to store characters, 128 additional characters could be invented to supplement ASCII.
- set additional character separation
- There is a vein of melancholy in his character.