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We found 24 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word backslash:
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General dictionaries General (16 matching dictionaries)
  1. backslash: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. backslash: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. backslash: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. backslash: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. backslash: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. Backslash, backslash: Wordnik [home, info]
  7. backslash: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. backslash: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. backslash: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. backslash: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  11. backslash: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  12. backslash: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Backslash: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  14. backslash: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. backslash: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. backslash: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. backslash: CCI Computer [home, info]
  3. backslash: Webopedia [home, info]
  4. backslash: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. backslash: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Backslash: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Backslash: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from Wiktionary (backslash)

noun:  The punctuation mark \.
noun:  (computing, rare, proscribed) Used erroneously in reference to, or in reading out, the ordinary slash, that is, the punctuation mark /.
verb:  (computing, transitive) To escape (a metacharacter) by prepending a backslash that serves as an escape character, thereby forming an escape sequence.

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