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Definitions for acronyms and terms found on this site.

LIFTsearch for term
LIFT (Lexicon Interchange FormaT) is an XML format for storing lexical information, as used in the creation of dictionaries. It's not necessarily the format for your lexicon. That can be tied to whatever program you're using. But LIFT allows you to move that data between programs.
SFMsearch for term
Standard Format Marker -- begins with a backslash, followed by one or more alphanumeric characters and delineated by a space or an asterisk. The content of the field, however is not delineated except by the introduction of another marker.
Shoeboxsearch for term
Shoebox was the predecessor of Toolbox. Toolbox is a newer version and Shoebox 5 projects can be opened in Toolbox without modification.
Unicodesearch for term
An international encoding standard for use with different languages and scripts, by which each letter, digit, or symbol in any recognized orthography is assigned a unique numeric value or that does not change across different platforms and programs.

by Dr. Radut