= Z =
zigamorph /zig'*-morf/ n.
1. Hex FF (11111111) when
used as a delimiter or fence character. Usage: primarily at
IBM shops. 2. [proposed] n. The Unicode non-character U+FFFF
(1111111111111111), a character code which is not assigned to any
character, and so is usable as end-of-string. (Unicode is a 16-bit
character code intended to cover all of the world's writing
systems, including Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Chinese, hiragana,
katakana, Devanagari, Thai, Laotian and many other
scripts - support for elvish is planned for a future
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.