a.k.a. slash, solidus, virgule, whack
The forward slash is the name of the "/" character on the computer keyboard. On a QWERTY keyboard, it is commonly located below the "?" mark on the same key. Forward slashes are used to describe a network address, a URL, and other kinds of Internet addresses. For example, when relaying the URL of NetLingo, you will hear "http colon slash slash dub-dub-dub dot netlingo dot com" which translates to "http://www.netlingo.com".
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NetLingo Classification: Technical Terms