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English definition of “forward slash”

forward slash

noun [C]     (also slash)
the symbol '/', used in Internet addresses and used to show where on a computer files are kept Internet terminology and abbreviationsComputer concepts
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(Definition of forward slash noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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