plural noun Printing.
a series of periods used as an ellipsis.
How To Use Common Punctuation MarksA discussion of each mark follows, in alphabetical order by name of mark. Also includes how to divide words; use of numerals/numbers; possessives; and common errors in punctuation. Apostrophe (‘) is used to indicate possession, contractions, and plurals. Possession: The possessive form of singular nouns ends in ‘s, including nouns ending in s, x, z, ch, or sh. For example: a dog’s life, a lass’s smile. The apostrophe …
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- suspension bridge,
- suspension point,
Origin of suspension points
First recorded in 1915–20
Also called breaks, suspension periods.
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