any of a group of conventional marks or characters used in punctuation, as the period, comma, semicolon, question mark, or dash.
any of the signs used in punctuation, such as a comma or question mark
[puhngk-choo-ey-shuh n] /ˌpʌŋk tʃuˈeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the practice or system of using certain conventional marks or characters in writing or printing in order to separate elements and make the meaning clear, as in ending a sentence or separating clauses. 2. the act of . 3. punctuation marks. /ˌpʌŋktjʊˈeɪʃən/ noun 1. the use of symbols […]
[puhngk-choo-eyt] /ˈpʌŋk tʃuˌeɪt/ verb (used with object), punctuated, punctuating. 1. to mark or divide (something written) with marks in order to make the meaning clear. 2. to interrupt at intervals: Cheers punctuated the mayor’s speech. 3. to give emphasis or force to; emphasize; underline. verb (used without object), punctuated, punctuating. 4. to insert or use […]
[puhngk-choo-leyt, -lit] /ˈpʌŋk tʃʊˌleɪt, -lɪt/ adjective 1. studded with minute points or dots.
- Punctum cecum
punctum cecum punctum ce·cum (sē’kəm) n. See blind spot.