13.6. GlossaryΒΆ

tuple
A type of sequence, much like a list but immutable. A tuple is created by enclosing one or more values in parentheses, separated by commas.
packing
When multiple values are specified, separated by commas, they are packed into a tuple.
unpacking
When a tuple is assigned to a collection of variable names separated by commas, the tuple is unpacked and the separate values are assigned to each of the variables.
pair
A tuple with exactly two items.
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