What does DEL mean in DOS Commands?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand DEL in the Computing field in general and in the DOS Commands terminology in particular.

Delete file(s)

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What does DEL mean?

a differential operator which, operating on a function of several variables, gives the sum of the partial derivatives of the function with respect to the three orthogonal spatial coordinates; -- also called the gradient or grad. It is represented by an inverted Greek capital delta (

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