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see Lex

English

Etymology

From lexical analysis, from lexical

Pronunciation

Noun

lex
  1. A program (originally developed under Unix) involved in lexical analysis -- specifically, a program for generating lexical analyzers.

Verb

lex
  1. To lexically analyze a computer program's source code, prior to parsing it.

Latin

Noun

  1. A law

Extensive Definition

Lex or LEX may be:
LEX may also be:
Lex may refer to:

See also

lex in German: Lex (Begriffsklärung)
lex in Esperanto: LEX
lex in Italian: LEX
lex in Dutch: Lex
lex in Polish: Lex

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