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forward slash

[ fawr-werd slash ]
/ ˈfɔr wərd ˌslæʃ /
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noun
a short oblique stroke (/), or slash, especially one used in computer programming or to specify an internet address or computer filename.

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Origin of forward slash

First recorded in 1980–85

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH forward slash

backslash, forward slash , virgule
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