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