forward slash

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 "".

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See also : back slash  QWERTY  
NetLingo Classification: Technical Terms

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