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tr.v. hy·phen·at·ed, hy·phen·at·ing, hy·phen·ates
To divide or connect (syllables, word elements, or names) with a hyphen.
n. hy·phen·ate (-nĭt′, -nāt′)
One who performs more than one job or function: auditioned singer-dancers, actor-models, and other hyphenates.

hy′phen·a′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyphenation - division of a word especially at the end of a line on a page
division - the act or process of dividing
orthography, writing system - a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols
2.hyphenation - connecting syllables and words by hyphens
punctuation - the use of certain marks to clarify meaning of written material by grouping words grammatically into sentences and clauses and phrases
orthography, writing system - a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols


nSilbentrennung f; hyphenation program (Comput) → Silbentrennprogramm nt
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Before examining these precepts, principles, and practices, two textual usages must be addressed: (1) the hyphenation of leadership and followership and (2) the use of the adjective "African centered".
One doesn't have to be a hyphenated poet to belong to this school, but hyphenation and dislocation are well-mated in America.
The guidelines of the English Names Committee of the International Ornithological Congress (IOC) (Gill and Wright 2006) favor fewer hyphens and rekindled the debate, including a public recommitment by some to the taxonomic value of hyphenation (AOU Check-list Committee 2007).
The British and American editions of the M text have not been collated; the 1/2 edition is based on the British text of Moby-Dick while the ; edition is based on the American text, and variations in spelling, in the hyphenation of compound words, and in single/double quotation marks have been neither listed in an appendix nor otherwise taken into account.
This new edition contains the editorial matter one would expect: historical and textual introductions, headnotes, acknowledgments, textual notes and tables relating to the nine pieces included, a guide to library symbols, a table of emendations, notes on hyphenation and illustrations and, a detailed index.
Fewer printing plants are just the next logical step in a long line of daily newspaper production simplification that began in the 1960s with the introduction of computerized hyphenation and justification systems.
Specific topics cover fundamental aspects and method development, the quantification of chemical elements in food matrices, legal provisions, the development of instrumental spectrometric techniques, the hyphenation of spectrometric equipment with chromatographic instrumentation, and the adoption of quality schemes with the use of reference materials and proficiency testing schemes.
The software includes complete dictionary and hyphenation support, Flash support and the ability to track edits, undo multiple changes and generate PDFs with text edits highlighted.
By the end of the twentieth century, however, their descendents who no longer spoke a "foreign" language and were born on Canadian soil, ceased being "strangers" and became caught in the complexity of being Ukrainian-hyphen-Canadian, grappling with all "its hyphenation, its ambivalence, its confrontation, and its restless exploration of the possibility of belonging" (Kostash 2000, 9).
According to the company, QuarkXPress 7 Canadian Edition will include English and French manuals, spell check and hyphenation functionality and will begin shipping to distribution partners in the second quarter of 2007.
Proximity Technology is the premier developer of world-class spelling error detection and correction, hyphenation and thesaurus software modules for commercial enterprises that develop software applications, websites and electronic devices.