Delimiter meaning

dĭ-lĭmĭ-tər
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(comput.) A letter, symbol, etc. used to set off one string of characters or item of data from another.
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A character or sequence of characters marking the beginning or end of a unit of data.
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A character or combination of characters used to separate one item or set of data from another. For example, in comma separated records, a comma is used to separate each field of data (see CSV).
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That which delimits, that separates.

This comma delimited file has commas as the delimiter, separating each field of the file.

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