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n. Printing
See slash.

[French, comma, obelus, from Late Latin virgula, accentual mark, from Latin, obelus, diminutive of virga, rod.]
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(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing another name for solidus
[C19: from French: comma, from Latin virgula a little rod, from virga rod]
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(ˈvɜr gyul)

1. a short oblique stroke (/) between two words indicating that the appropriate one may be chosen to complete the sense of the text: the defendant and/or his/her attorney.
2. a dividing line, as in dates, fractions, a run-in passage of poetry to show verse division, etc. Also called diagonal.
[1830–40; < French virgule comma, little rod < Latin virgula, diminutive of virga rod]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.virgule - a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of informationvirgule - a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
punctuation mark, punctuation - the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases
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barra oblicua


[ˈvɜːgjuːl] N (US) (Typ) → barra f oblicua
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n (US Typ: = oblique) → Schrägstrich m, → Virgel f (spec)
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References in classic literature ?
"Comment dit-on point et virgule en Anglais, monsieur?"
En traversant toute l'histoire du theatre marocain, dont il est l'un des fondateurs, il s'impose donc comme l'unique homme de theatre marocain dont la renommee a depasse les frontieres d'Est en Ouest, du Nord au Sud[beaucoup plus grand que], ecrivait Ahmed Massaia dans [beaucoup moins que]Le bon, la brute et le theatre[beaucoup plus grand que] qu'il avait consacre au defunt Tayeb Saddiki, Tanger, Editions La Virgule, 2016.
They are available in glass (Eisch), stainless steel and PVD-coated stainless steel (Sambonet), bamboo (Lebrun, Point Virgule), wheat (Zuperzozial) or other materials (Koziol).
Her first short film Point Virgule which she wrote and directed earned her the Special Jury award at Beirut's European Film Festival.
Krummel in his three studies of the output of Notes, second series, I provide volume and issue numbers in the text, separating them with the solidus or virgule (more commonly known as the slash).
On se rappellera le probleme physique de la puce Pentium 199416, qui ramenait toujours les memes resultats pour certaines divisions en raison d'une coupure trop rapide de la virgule flottante.
Transmis par ecran geant dans 80 provinces, la manifestation placee [beaucoup moins que] au-dessus des partis [beaucoup plus grand que], consideree seulement comme [beaucoup moins que] une virgule [beaucoup plus grand que], a reuni, dimanche dernier a Yenikapi, sur les bords de la mer de Marmara, des centaines de milliers de Turcs, voire jusqu'a trois millions selon les journaux progouvernementaux.
"The Virgule heel [also known as the comma heel] of 1963 is also an important moment in the life of Mr Vivier, as he wanted to create a heel that would make a strong unforgettable statement - and he achieved what he wanted," adds Frisoni, who has been at the helm since the brand was revived in 2003 by Tod's supremo Diego Della Valle.
Nikanor's primary activities were at KOV (the Kamoto East, Oliveira, Virgule and FNSR orebodies).