Associations to the word «Item»


ITEM, noun. A distinct physical object.
ITEM, noun. A line of text having a legal or other meaning; a separate particular in an account.
ITEM, noun. (psychometrics) A question on a test, which may include its answers.
ITEM, noun. A matter for discussion in an agenda.
ITEM, noun. (informal) Two people who are having a relationship with each other.
ITEM, noun. A short article in a newspaper.
ITEM, noun. (obsolete) A hint; an innuendo.
ITEM OF CLOTHING, noun. A garment.
ITEM SET, noun. (computer science) (parsers) A set of production rules which have an identical sequence of symbols between the right arrow (→) and the dot (•).

Dictionary definition

ITEM, noun. A distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list; "he noticed an item in the New York Times"; "she had several items on her shopping list"; "the main point on the agenda was taken up first".
ITEM, noun. A small part that can be considered separately from the whole; "it was perfect in all details".
ITEM, noun. A whole individual unit; especially when included in a list or collection; "they reduced the price on many items".
ITEM, noun. An isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information".
ITEM, noun. An individual instance of a type of symbol; "the word`error' contains three tokens of `r'".
ITEM, adverb. (used when listing or enumerating items) also; "a length of chain, item a hook"-Philip Guedalla.

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