delimit

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From French délimiter, from Late Latin dēlīmitō (I mark out the limits), from de- + līmitō (I limit, I bound); see limit.

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delimit (third-person singular simple present delimits, present participle delimiting, simple past and past participle delimited)

  1. (transitive) To mark or fix the limits of.
  2. (transitive) To demarcate.
    Data items in the computer file were delimited by commas.
    The square brackets delimit the list, and individual elements are separated by commas.WB

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