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Colin vs. Colon — What's the Difference?

Colin vs. Colon — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Colin and Colon

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Colin

The American quail or bobwhite, or related species.

Colon

A punctuation mark (
) used after a word introducing a quotation, explanation, example, or series and often after the salutation of a business letter.

Colin

The American quail or bobwhite. The name is also applied to other related species. See Bobwhite.

Colon

The sign (
) used between numbers or groups of numbers in expressions of time (2:30 AM) and ratios (1:2).

Colon

A section of a metrical period in quantitative verse, consisting of two to six feet and in Latin verse having one principal accent.
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Colon

An analogous unit or division of classical Greek or Latin prose.

Colon

The section of the large intestine extending from the cecum to the rectum.

Colon

See Table at currency.

Colon

The punctuation mark ":".

Colon

(rare) The triangular colon (especially in context of not being able to type the actual triangular colon).

Colon

(rhetoric) A rhetorical figure consisting of a clause which is grammatically, but not logically, complete.

Colon

(palaeography) A clause or group of clauses written as a line, or taken as a standard of measure in ancient manuscripts or texts.

Colon

(anatomy) Part of the large intestine; the final segment of the digestive system, after (distal to) the ileum and before (proximal to) the rectum. (Because the colon is the largest part of the large intestine (constituting most of it), it is often treated as synonymous therewith in broad or casual usage.)

Colon

(obsolete) A husbandman.

Colon

A European colonial settler, especially in a French colony.

Colon

That part of the large intestines which extends from the cæcum to the rectum. [See Illust. of Digestion.]

Colon

A point or character, formed thus [:], used to separate parts of a sentence that are complete in themselves and nearly independent, often taking the place of a conjunction.

Colon

The part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted

Colon

The basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos

Colon

The basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos

Colon

A port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal

Colon

A punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter)

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