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delimiter

[də′lim·əd·ər]
(computer science)
A character that separates items of data.

delimiter

(character)
A character or string used to separate, or mark the start and end of, items of data in, e.g., a database, source code, or text file.

See also: record.

delimiter

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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By adding the start delimiter to only the initial segment, clients can start receiving data regardless which segments they receive.
You now need to tell Excel the delimiters contained in your data--that is, whether the numbers or words are separated by tabs, semicolons, commas, spaces or something else.
Searching in a different language or country works in the same way: a search for the word 'musee' produces 7385 'hits'; using the domain:fr delimiter removes the Canadian, Japanese and other sources, leaving 5846 'hits'.
Also, (except for the Italian and German versions, which are under way) we have performed a back-translation to English of every item, example, delimiter, and timeframe, with careful evaluation of differences between the two English versions.
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7 has also significantly enhanced its data generation facilities for flat files, allowing users to have up to two row delimiters, offering greater control over the data generated.
Punctuation tokens and conjunctions are delimiters between the segments (the vertical line in Fig.
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If spaces were introduced to delimit words, why should we not have syllable delimiters in phonetic words to help people who have difficulty breaking words into syllables?
The user can set constraints on the values of numeric attributes by moving the triangular delimiters or by entering the lower and/or upper limits in the edit fields on the left and on the right, respectively.
After composing a string message having delimiters in between words, for each word, first we check whether the specified word exists in database or not.
The data fields can be separated by choosing one of the six available delimiters.