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8.G: Lists (Glossary)

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    aliasing
    A circumstance where two or more variables refer to the same object.
    delimiter
    A character or string used to indicate where a string should be split.
    element
    One of the values in a list (or other sequence); also called items.
    equivalent
    Having the same value.
    index
    An integer value that indicates an element in a list.
    identical
    Being the same object (which implies equivalence).
    list
    A sequence of values.
    list traversal
    The sequential accessing of each element in a list.
    nested list
    A list that is an element of another list.
    object
    Something a variable can refer to. An object has a type and a value.
    reference
    The association between a variable and its value.