WC(1)                                                       WC(1)

     NAME
          wc - word count

     SYNOPSIS
          wc [ -lwc ] [ name ... ]

     DESCRIPTION
          Wc counts lines, words and characters in the named files, or
          in the standard input if no name appears.  A word is a maxi-
          mal string of characters delimited by spaces, tabs or new-
          lines.

          If the optional argument is present, just the specified
          counts (lines, words or characters) are selected by the let-
          ters l, w, or c.