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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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The format code can also be "\#mmVdd\/yyyy\#" for the American format, including the # delimiters that Access needs.
You can use these as delimiters to separate out year data into a separate column.
However, d-Cast has three problems: the effect of broadcasting schedules by the start delimiter header, the synchronization of timing for delivering data, and sequential playback.
The queue is sorted lexicographically by the first and second indices in the delimiters of the matches.
Also there must be consistency in choosing singular versus plural names, capitalization of the words in terms, use of delimiters, use of namespaces.
Punctuation tokens and conjunctions are delimiters between the segments (the vertical line in Fig.
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.
As to the problem of striking the balance between a good night out for some and a good night's sleep for others, the committee has suggested a review of building regulations and noise acts which set out requirements for sound delimiters or sound locks.
If your data contain delimiters and you choose the Delimited option button in Step 1, the Step 2 dialog box will appear, as shown in exhibit 4, at right.
You are provided with a number of options to establish delimiters, data sets, and so forth.
Tips for using LaTeX include delimiters, macros, miscellaneous math, quotes, dates, lists, paragraphing, and spacing in formulas.
Thus, a natural question is whether the two kinds of uses of matching delimiters illustrated in Examples 1.