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delimiter

[də′lim·əd·ər]
(computer science)
A character that separates items of data.
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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.
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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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However, the start delimiter is only added to [S.sub.1].
More complex structures might have resulted if we had employed less stringent criteria for the delimiter. Even so, beneath the structural simplicity, interesting properties emerged as to the segment differentiation and the directional unevenness in attentional shifts.
Short Delimiter. The delimiter specified in HomePlug AV contains the Preamble and Frame Control symbols and is used for the beginning of data PPDUs as well as for immediate acknowledgements.
As the tree serialization requires additional delimiters, it may result in a slightly bigger packet size than the other source multicast routing protocols.
The reason was that the environment used by us was case sensitive and was sensitive to delimiters (underscore, dashes, fist letter capital or small )
I would say it is the delimiter. Delimiters are the key elements of resultative constructions in general, because their function is to overtly denote the endpoint or end state of the event.
Pense comme une portion d'espace sur laquelle une nation, une communaute, un groupe, voire un individu fonde son origine et son appartenance, affirme ses valeurs et son pouvoir, le territoire est a forcer, a defendre, a fermer, a delimiter, a amenager, a marquer, a controler, a conquerir, a occuper, a reserver, a fortifier, a gouverner.
In order to port only relevant content into KANA IQ, Regina Estes, manager of e-services and knowledge programs, explained that, "we examined all the content that was being utilized on a particular product and found that only 14% of the existing content was required to support 80% of the call volume, and 19% of the content supported 90% of call volume." Using the 90% mark as a delimiter, only a small number of the thousands of solutions were ported to KANA IQ.
In transmit mode data is fed to a 128 byte transmit FIFO via a four wire serial peripheral interface (SPI), while the generation of preamble, start of frame delimiter (SFD) and frame check sequence (FCS) is performed automatically.
Ici encore, l'autonomisation des ecrivains dans la sphere sociale se double de celle de la communaute litteraire canadienne-francaise, qui entreprend de delimiter sa zone d'influence et d'intervention avec la creation de la Societe des ecrivains canadiens (1936), faisant suite a la dissolution de la section francaise de la Canadian Authors' Association.
To understand the choices, you must understand what is meant by a delimiter. A delimiter is simply a character that identifies (delimits) the end of one number or word and the beginning of another.