underscore (plural underscores)
- A line drawn or printed beneath text; the character _.
- (music) A piece of background music.
- To underline; to mark a line beneath text.
- 2011, Matt Aimonetti, MacRuby: The Definitive Guide: Ruby and Cocoa on OS X, page 14:
- By convention, Rubyists usually underscore their method names.
- To emphasize or draw attention to.
- I wish to underscore the importance of proper formatting.
- 1986, Richard Bauman, Story, Performance, and Event: Contextual Studies of Oral Narrative:
- The tale thus underscores in expressive form the semiparadoxical fact that traders can lie by telling the truth.
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