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- n. A finite sequence of terms.
- n. A single row in a relational database.
- n. A set of comma-separated values passed to a program or operating system as a parameter to a function call.
- n. In some programming languages, a data type which is similar but distinct from the list data type, whose instances are characterized by having a rather fixed arity, and the elements of which instances can differ from each other by data type. (Note: this definition may overlap with the previous one.)
From the ending of the words quintuple, sextuple; from Latin -plus. (Wiktionary)