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Meaning of OBLIQUE STROKE

 
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"/". Common names include: (forward) slash; stroke; itu-t: slant; oblique stroke. Rare: diagonal; solidus; over; slak; virgule; intercal: slat.

Commonly used as the division operator in programming, and to separate the components in unix pathnames, and hence also in urls. Also used to delimit regular expressions in several programs.

 

 

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