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Merge lines of files, write to standard output lines consisting of sequentially corresponding lines of each given file, separated by a TAB character.

      paste [OPTION]... [FILE]...

        Paste the lines of one file at a time rather than one line from
        each file.

   --delimiters DELIM-LIST
        Consecutively use the characters in DELIM-LIST instead of TAB to
        separate merged lines.  When DELIM-LIST is exhausted, start again
        at its beginning.

Standard input is used for a file name of `-' or if no input files are given.

Related commands:

csplit - Split a file into context-determined pieces
cut - Divide a file into several parts
fold - Wrap input lines to fit in specified width
fmt - Reformat paragraph text
join - Join lines on a common field
split - Split a file into fixed-size pieces
tail - Output the last part of files