Meaning of COMMA in English

n. 1 a punctuation mark (,) indicating a pause between parts of a sentence, or dividing items in a list, string of figures, etc. 2 Mus. a definite minute interval or difference of pitch. comma bacillus a comma-shaped bacillus causing cholera.

[ L f. Gk komma clause ]

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