delimiter

noun
de·​lim·​it·​er | \ di-ˈli-mə-tər How to pronounce delimiter (audio) , dē- \

Definition of delimiter

: a character that marks the beginning or end of a unit of data

First Known Use of delimiter

1958, in the meaning defined above

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“Delimiter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/delimiter. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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