colon

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
colon

Plural
colons or cola

  1. The colon is part of the digestive system.
A colon
  1. A colon is the sign :. It is often used in a sentence to indicate the beginning of a list.
    Her grocery list had three items: bread, milk, and cheese.


Punctuation marks (edit)

apostrophe ( ' ) ( ) • brackets ( [] ) ( {} ) • colon ( : ) • comma ( , ) • dashes ( ) ( ) • ellipsis ( ... ) • exclamation mark ( ! ) • hyphen ( ) ( - ) • parentheses ( () ) • period / full stop ( . ) • question mark ( ? ) • quotation marks ( ' ' ) ( " " ) • semicolon ( ; ) • slash ( / )


Other: ampersand ( & ) • asterisk ( * ) • at ( @ ) • backslash ( \ ) • bullet ( ) ( · ) • degree ( ° ) • number sign / pound sign ( # ) • tilde ( ~ ) • underscore ( _ ) • vertical bar / pipe ( | ) •