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OBLITERATION [3 records]

Record 1 2016-02-05

English

Subject field(s)
  • Postage Stamps and Stamp Cancelling
DEF

[The process of cancelling] a postage stamp ... in order to render it unusable for further [postage].

Key term(s)
  • cancelation

French

Domaine(s)
  • Timbres et oblitération
DEF

[Processus visant à annuler un] timbre-poste [...] de manière à le rendre inutilisable pour un affranchissement ultérieur.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Sellos postales y obliteración
DEF

[Acción de] anular los sellos de correos imprimiendo sobre los del franqueo de una carta, paquete u otro objeto postal, una marca para impedir que sean empleados de nuevo.

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Record 2 2016-01-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Postage Stamps and Stamp Cancelling
  • Stamp and Postmark Collecting
DEF

An impression on a postage stamp done by machine, hand stamp, date stamp or indelible pencil to show the stamp has been used and to prevent its reuse.

OBS

postmark: "Cancellation" [and "cancel" are] not synonymous with "postmark," although [these] terms are frequently confused and used interchangeably.

OBS

cancellation: term used at Canada Post.

Key term(s)
  • cancelation
  • cancelation impression
  • cancelation mark

French

Domaine(s)
  • Timbres et oblitération
  • Philatélie et marcophilie
DEF

Empreinte sur un timbre faite à la machine, à la main, à l’aide d’un tampon imprimeur ou par une marque indélébile au crayon pour montrer que le timbre a été utilisé et pour empêcher qu'on le réutilise.

OBS

oblitération : terme en usage à Postes Canada.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Sellos postales y obliteración
  • Filatelia y matasellos
DEF

Marca con la cual en las oficinas postales o agencias autorizadas se inutilizan los sellos de franqueo.

CONT

Envíos normalizados. [...] Del lado del sobrescrito, una zona rectangular de 40 mm [...] de altura a partir del borde superior y de 74 mm de longitud a partir del borde derecho deberá reservarse para el franqueo y las impresiones de matasellado. Dentro de esta zona, los sellos de correos o impresiones de franqueo deberán colocarse en el ángulo superior derecho.

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Record 3 2012-11-02

English

Subject field(s)
  • Codes (Software)
DEF

A control character used primarily to obliterate an erroneous or unwanted character; on perforated tape this character consists of a code hole in each punch position.

OBS

delete character; rub-out character; delete: terms standardized by ISO; officially approved by the Government EDP (Electronic Data Processing) Standards Committee (GESC).

Key term(s)
  • rubout character
  • rub out character

French

Domaine(s)
  • Codes (Logiciels)
OBS

caractère d'oblitération; oblitération : termes normalisés par l'ISO; uniformisés par le Comité des normes gouvernementales en informatique (CNGI).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Códigos (Soporte lógico)
DEF

Carácter de control usado primordialmente para eliminar un carácter erróneo o no deseado; en las cintas perforadas, este carácter consiste de una perforación de código en cada posición de perforación.

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