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  • Word represents a word in Read, Find and related functions.
  • Words are defined to be sequences of characters that lie between separators. The separators are strings given as the settings for WordSeparators and RecordSeparators.
  • The default is for words to be delimited by "white space" consisting of spaces, tabs and newlines.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 2.10.3Section 2.11.7.
  • See also: Record.