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em dash

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noun Printing.
  1. a dash one em long.
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Examples from the Web for em dash

Historical Examples

  • Inserted second em-dash in the index entry for "Mont Blanc:" "— —, second ascent of."

    The Glaciers of the Alps

    John Tyndall


British Dictionary definitions for em dash

em dash

em rule

noun
  1. printing a dash (—) one em long
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