Meaning of SEMICOLON in English

SEMICOLON

noun

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A semicolon following a prompt string is an acceptable alternative to a comma.

A spurious semicolon has lost its defiant power to separate life from death.

But play around a little, using colons, dashes, semicolons, and ellipses-among others.

It is also possible to combine sentences using semicolons.

Rather it was a fiery punctuation mark, a coal-like comma, or salamander semicolon , in a continuing story.

Using subscript comma and subscript semicolon notation a standard space-time derivative is written whilst a covariant derivative is written.

Whenever you use a semicolon , note that you also had the option of using a full stop instead.

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