Forward slash

Forward slashAlternatively referred to as a solidus, virgule, or whack, the forward slash is the name of the "/" character on the computer keyboard. Forward slashes are also commonly used to describe a network address, URL's, and other addresses. Below is an example of forward slashes being used in the Computer Hope URL.

http://www.computerhope.com/

On US keyboards the forward slash is typically on the same key as the question mark key.

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Also see: Back slash, Divide, Keyboard terms, Slant, Slash, Whack