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.

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

Related pages

Also see: Backslash, Divide, Keyboard terms, Slant, Slash, Whack