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backslash


noun

  1. a short oblique stroke (), a backward slash, used in some computer operating systems to mark the division between a directory and a subdirectory or its folders, as in designating a path.

noun

  1. a slash which slopes to the left
n.

1982, new punctuation symbol introduced for computer purposes, from back (adj.) + slash (n.).

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