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EtymologyEdit

A retronym coined to distinguish the slash from the backslash, particularly in computing contexts.

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forward slash (plural forward slashes)

  1. (typography) Synonym of slash ⟨ / ⟩.

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Sometimes depreciated as a pleonasm.

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