identifier (plural identifiers)

  1. Someone who identifies; a person who establishes the identity of.
  2. Something that identifies or uniquely points to something or someone else.
  3. A guidebook that helps determine the specific class of an object (such as a mushroom, herb, fish, bird, drug, or mineral), or its individual identity (such as that of a star).
  4. (programming, operating systems) A formal name used in source code to refer to a variable, function, procedure, package, etc. or in an operating system to refer to a process, user, group, etc.
  5. (HTML) A code that distinguishes a particular ll en from all other elements in a document.
  6. (databases) A primary key.
Translations Translations
  • French: identifiant
  • Russian: идентифика́тор

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