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sep·a·ra·tor / ˈsepəˌrātər/ • n. a machine or device that separates something into its constituent or distinct elements: a magnetic separator. ∎  something that keeps two or more things apart: most mail daemons use commas as separators between addresses.

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separator A symbol that separates statements in a programming language, e.g. the semicolon in Algol-type languages.