Definition of Hyphen. Meaning of Hyphen. Synonyms of Hyphen

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Definition of Hyphen

Hyphen
Hyphen Hy"phen, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? under one, into one, together, fr. ? under + ?, neut. of ? one. See Hypo-.] (Print.) A mark or short dash, thus [-], placed at the end of a line which terminates with a syllable of a word, the remainder of which is carried to the next line; or between the parts of many a compound word; as in fine-leaved, clear-headed. It is also sometimes used to separate the syllables of words.
Hyphen
Hyphen Hy"phen, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hyphened; p. pr. & vb. n. Hyphening.] To connect with, or separate by, a hyphen, as two words or the parts of a word.

Meaning of Hyphen from wikipedia

- The hyphen ⟨‐⟩ is a punctuation mark used to join words, and to separate syllables of a single word. The use of hyphens is called hyphenation. Non-hyphenated...
- The hyphen-minus, ⟨-⟩, is a character used in digital do****ents and computing to represent a hyphen ⟨‐⟩, a minus sign ⟨−⟩, or an en dash ⟨–⟩. Typewriter...
- computing and typesetting, a soft hyphen (ISO 8859: 0xAD, Unicode U+00AD SOFT HYPHEN, HTML: ­ ­) or syllable hyphen (EBCDIC: 0xCA), abbreviated SHY...
- Hyphen may refer to: Hyphen, a punctuation mark Hyphen-minus (-) Hyphen (video game), an action/puzzle game created by FarSpace Studios Hyphen (mHablen...
- double hyphen, ⟨⹀⟩ or ⟨゠⟩, is a punctuation mark that consists of two parallel hyphens. It was a development of the earlier double oblique hyphen ⟨⸗⟩ which...
- The dash is a punctuation mark that is similar in appearance to the hyphen and minus sign but differs from these symbols in length and, in some fonts,...
- Hyphen Hyphen is a French electronic pop rock band, singing in English, created in 2011 in Nice. It is composed of three members: Santa (vocals), Adam...
- The Hyphen war (Czech: Pomlčková válka; Slovak: Pomlčková vojna, lit. 'Dash War') was the conflict over what to call Czechoslovakia after the fall of the...
- (+/−, +/=, =/+, −/+). The hyphen-minus sign, ⟨-⟩, is the ASCII alternative/version of the minus sign, and doubles as a hyphen. It is usually shorter in...
- the United States, the term hyphenated American refers to the use of a hyphen (in some styles of writing) between the name of an ethnicity and the word...
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