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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a symbol that establishes the identity of the one bearing it;


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

identifier n 1: a symbol that establishes the identity of the one bearing it
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

identifier 1. 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. Each different type of entity may have a different range of valid identifiers or "name space". For example, an identifier in C is a series of one or more letters, digits and underscores that does not begin with a digit. An identifier has a type, e.g. integer variable, hash, variant and a scope, e.g. block, global. (2006-05-29) 2. (id) A primary key. The column containing a table's primary key is frequently named after the table with "_id" appended, e.g. "customer_id". (2006-05-29)