Definitions for backslashˈbækˌslæʃ

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  1. Backslash

    The backslash is a typographical mark used mainly in computing and is the mirror image of the common slash. It is sometimes called a hack, whack, escape, reverse slash, slosh, backslant, backwhack, and in rare occasions, bash, reverse slant, and reversed virgule. In Unicode, it is encoded at U+005C \ reverse solidus.


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