Translation for 'semicolon' from English to Russian
NOUN   a semicolon | semicolons
точка {ж} с запятой <;>
semicolon <;>
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Translation for 'semicolon' from English to Russian

semicolon <;>
точка {ж} с запятой <;>линг.
Usage Examples English
  • The semicolon is used between weakly related parts of sentences, especially containing commas.
  • The semicolon as an infix notation for composition of relations dates back to Ernst Schroder's textbook of 1895.
  • The semicolon, as instruction separator, is optional.
  • It takes no parameters and typically does not include a semicolon.
  • The semicolon is treated as a field separator in SYLK, so cannot be used unescaped in data values.

  • Here the define statement is terminated by a semicolon, and the semicolon is not itself a part of the replacement.
  • In BASIC, it is used as a separator between the statements or instructions in a single line. Most other languages use a semicolon, but BASIC had used semicolon to separate items in print statements.
  • As in the second of the two examples below, if a semicolon separates the two sentences and the second sentence starts with an adverb, this adverb is preceded by a semicolon and followed by a comma.
  • "Stenus semicolon" is a species of water skater in the beetle family Staphylinidae.
  • Project Semicolon explains that "a semicolon is used when an author could've chosen to end their sentence, but chose not to. The author is you and the sentence is your life".

  • For compactness, derivatives may be indicated by adding indices after a comma or semicolon.
  • In fact, due to the specification of the language, in a BEGIN / END block, the semicolon is optional before the END statement, thus a semicolon used there is superfluous.
  • On the cover of the published book of the play, the use of a semicolon in place of the letter i gives "W;t" as one representation of the play's title.
  • The semicolon dash functions as a standard semicolon; the dash is used for emphasis and pause length.
  • Unlike in C, whitespace in JavaScript source can directly impact semantics. Semicolons end statements in JavaScript.

  • In Greek, the question mark is written as the English semicolon, while the functions of the colon and semicolon are performed by a raised point [...] , known as the [...] (...).
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