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How to delete an array entry using JavaScript?


The "delete" operator removes an array element in JavaScript , but oddly does not change the size of the array.

<script type="text/javascript">
var days = ["Sunday","Monday","Tuesday","Wednesday", "Thursday","Friday","Saturday"];
document.write("Number of days:"+days.length); delete days[4];
document.write("<br />Number of days:"+days.length);

This produces
Number of days:7
Number of days:7

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