Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The boundary separating two modes of behaviour in a differential equation.
  • n. The decimal point.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The decimal point; the dot placed at the left of a decimal fraction, to separate it from the whole number which it follows. The term is sometimes also applied to other marks of separation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Something that separates; specifically, the line separating light and shade on any partly illuminated surface.

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

  • n. a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information

Etymologies

Latin, meaning "she that separates". (Wiktionary)

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