how to pronounce backslash


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meanings of backslash


  1. Used erroneously in reference to, or in reading out, the ordinary slash, that is, the punctuation mark /.
  2. The punctuation mark \.


  1. To escape (a metacharacter) by prepending a backslash that serves as an escape character, thereby forming an escape sequence.