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a mark used to indicate an accent, stress, etc., as for pronunciation or in musical notation.
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|Noun||1.||accent mark - a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation|
language, linguistic communication - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
stress mark - a mark indicating the stress on a syllable