Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope

A slash is a term that can be used to describe either a backward slash or forward slash, although today is most often used to describe a forward slash.

Internet address example

Below is an example of how a slash may be used when describing a URL (Internet address).

http: <slash> <slash> www.computerhope.comĀ <slash> oh.htm

is equal to

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