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     n 1: 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" [syn: point]
     2: a whole individual unit; especially when included in a list
        or collection; "they reduced the price on many items"
     3: a small part that can be considered separately from the
        whole; "it was perfect in all details" [syn: detail, particular]
     4: an isolated fact that is considered separately from the
        whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of
        information" [syn: detail, point]
     5: an individual instance of a type of symbol; "the word`error'
        contains three tokens of `r'" [syn: token]
     adv : (used when listing or enumerating items) also; "a length of
           chain, item a hook"-Philip Guedalla