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grep Syllabification: grep

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Definition of grep in English:


A Unix command used to search files for the occurrence of a string of characters that matches a specified pattern.

verb (greps, grepping, grepped)

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Search for (a string of characters) using grep.


From the initial letters of global(ly) search regular expression print.

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