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Backslash




<character> "\" ASCII code 92.

Common names: escape (from C/Unix); reverse slash; slosh; backslant; backwhack.

Rare: bash; ITU-T: reverse slant; reversed virgule; INTERCAL: backslat.

Backslash is used to separate components in MS-DOS pathnames, and to introduce special character sequence in C and Unix strings, e.g. "\n" for newline.



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