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Comma vs. Colon

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Commanoun

(typography) The punctuation mark ⟨,⟩ used to indicate a set off parts of a sentence or between elements of a list.

Colonnoun

The punctuation mark ":".

Commanoun

A similar-looking subscript diacritical mark.

Colonnoun

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

Commanoun

A European and North American butterfly, Polygonia c-album, of the family Nymphalidae.

Colonnoun

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

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Commanoun

(music) a difference in the calculation of nearly identical intervals by different ways.

Colonnoun

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

Commanoun

(genetics) A delimiting marker between items in a genetic sequence.

Colonnoun

(anatomy) Part of the large intestine; the final segment of the digestive system, after (distal to) the ileum and before (proximal to) the anus

Commanoun

In Ancient Greek rhetoric, a short clause, something less than a colon, originally denoted by comma marks. In antiquity it was defined as a combination of words having no more than eight syllables in all. It was later applied to longer phrases, e.g. the Johannine comma.

Colonnoun

(obsolete) A husbandman.

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Commanoun

(figurative) A brief interval.

Colonnoun

A European colonial settler, especially in a French colony.

Commanoun

A character or point [,] marking the smallest divisions of a sentence, written or printed.

Colonnoun

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

Commanoun

A small interval (the difference between a major and minor half step), seldom used except by tuners.

Colonnoun

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.

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Commanoun

a punctuation mark (,) used to indicate the separation of elements within the grammatical structure of a sentence

Colonnoun

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

Commanoun

anglewing butterfly with a comma-shaped mark on the underside of each hind wing

Colonnoun

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

Comma

The comma , is a punctuation mark that appears in several variants in different languages. It has the same shape as an apostrophe or single closing quotation mark (’) in many typefaces, but it differs from them in being placed on the baseline of the text.

Colonnoun

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

Colonnoun

a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal

Colonnoun

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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