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Meaning of SEPARATRIX

Pronunciation:  'sepu`reytriks

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information
 

SEPARATRIX is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: diagonal, slash, solidus, stroke, virgule
 
 See Also: punctuation, punctuation mark

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sep`a*ra"trix\, n.; pl. L. {-trices}, E. {-trixes}.
[L., she that separates.] (Arith.)
The decimal point; the dot placed at the left of a decimal
fraction, to separate it from the whole number which it
follows. The term is sometimes also applied to other marks of
separation.

 

 

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