Arrays - [Destruction]

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http://wiki.bash-hackers.org – For completeness and details on several parameter expansion variants, see the article about parameter expansion and check the notes about arrays. Purpose An array is a way for the coder to collect multiple values (data, text, numbers) under a common name, the name of the array. The specific values are accessible using an index into the array. Thus, the array (in any programming language) is a useful and common data structure.         (HowTos)