Translation of "character" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

character

noun [ C ] (MARK) 标记 uk us /ˈkær.ɪk.tər/ US  /ˈker.ɪk.tɚ/

a letter, number or other mark or sign used in writing or printing, or the space one of these takes

(书写或印刷的)字母,字(或数字、标记、符号);字符
a string of characters (= a line of marks) 一串符号
The address was written in Chinese/Japanese characters (= systems of writing). 地址是用汉字/日文写的。
The computer screen on this laptop is 66 characters (= spaces) wide. 这台笔记本电脑的屏幕有66个字符宽。

(Translation of “character noun (MARK)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)