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Literal may refer to:
- Literal and figurative language, taken in a non-figurative sense.
- Literal translation, the close adherence to the forms of a source language text.
- Literal legal interpretations also referred to as Strict constructionism.
- Terminal symbol in regular expressions and in descriptions of formal grammars.
- Literal (mathematical logic), an elementary proposition or its negation in logical expressions.
- Literal (computer science), a notation for representing a value within programming language source code.
- A typographical error, normally to one letter or number.
- A chunk of input data that is represented “as is” in data compressed using data compression.
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