a short oblique stroke (/), or slash, especially one used in computer programming or to specify an Internet address or computer filename.
the character /used to refer to websites or their parts, as opposed to a backslash ; virgule
The forward slash has several important applications in a computer context.
[fawr-werd-thing-king] /ˈfɔr wərdˌθɪŋ kɪŋ/ adjective 1. planning or tending to plan for the future; forward-looking.
[fawr-went] /fɔrˈwɛnt/ verb 1. simple past tense of . [fawr-goh] /fɔrˈgoʊ/ verb (used with object), forwent, forgone, forgoing. 1. to abstain or refrain from; do without. 2. to give up, renounce, or resign. 3. Archaic. to neglect or overlook. 4. Archaic. to quit or leave. 5. Obsolete. to go or pass by. /fɔːˈwɛnt/ verb 1. […]
noun 1. a novel (1940) by Ernest Hemingway. An expression from a sermon by John Donne. Donne says that because we are all part of mankind, any person’s death is a loss to all of us: “Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never send to know for whom […]
[fawr-hwahy, -wahy] /fɔrˈʰwaɪ, -ˈwaɪ/ Archaic. adverb 1. why; wherefore. conjunction 2. . /fɔːˈwaɪ/ adverb 1. for what reason; why conjunction 2. (subordinating) because