Data items in the computer file were delimited by commas.
The square brackets delimit the list, and individual elements are separated by commas.WB.
Origin of delimit
French délimiterfrom Latin dēlīmitāredē-de-līmitāreto limit (fromlīmeslīmit-boundary line)
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Frenchdélimiter, from Late Latin delimitare (“to mark out the limits”), from de- + limitare (“to limit, bound”); see limit.
Delimit Sentence Examples
On the 3rd of February 1910 the Porte accepted a Bulgarian proposal for a mixed commission to delimit disputed sections of the Turco-Bulgarian frontier, and in March King Ferdinand visited Constantinople.
During his ministry he developed the rapprochement of France with Russia - visiting St Petersburg with the president, Felix Faure - and sent expeditions to delimit the French colonies in Africa.
After peace with Russia had been concluded, Gordon was attached to an international commission appointed to delimit the new boundary, as fixed by treaty, between Russia and Turkey in Bessarabia; and on the conclusion of this work he was ordered to Asia Minor on similar duty, with reference to the eastern boundary between the two countries.