A data record term.

Within a data file, a delimiter marks the end of one piece of data and the beginning of another.

For example a line of data in a text file might look like this:


This file uses a comma as a delimiter. Other common delimiters are semi-colon and tabs.

A delimiter allows a software application to read (import) a data file and easily split it up into data fields.

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