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It works as a method applicated to a variable, converts the string variable into an array
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Don't do this:
echo word | command
Using a bash "here strings" and "here documents" look leeter than piping echo into the command. Also prevents subshell execution. Word is also expanded as usual.
If you can do better, submit your command here.
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