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[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

Misc. Definitions

\I"tem\, adv. [L. See {Iterate}.] Also; as an additional article.
\I"tem\, n. [From {Item}, adv.]
1. An article; a separate particular in an account; as, the items in a bill.
2. A hint; an innuendo. [Obs.] A secret item was given to some of the bishops . . . to absent themselves. --Fuller.
3. A short article in a newspaper; a paragraph; as, an item concerning the weather.
\I"tem\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Itemed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Iteming}.] To make a note or memorandum of. I have itemed it in my memory. --Addison.

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