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Meaning of SEMICOLON

Pronunciation:  'semi`kowlun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a punctuation mark (;) used to connect independent clauses; indicates a closer relation than does a period
 

SEMICOLON is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: punctuation, punctuation mark

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sem"i*co`lon\, n.
The punctuation mark [;] indicating a separation between
parts or members of a sentence more distinct than that marked
by a comma.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

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Common: itu-t: semicolon; semi. Rare: weenie; intercal: hybrid, pit-thwong.

 

 

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