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punctuation mark


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One of a set of marks or signs, such as the comma (,) or the period (.), used to punctuate texts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of various symbols (see the table below) used in writing and printing to make the sense of what is written easier to determine.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases


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