- In most computer operating systems, a character which serves to denote division, as seen, for instance, in: 22/7. This character also serves to separate elements within an internet address, as seen, for example in: http://www.yipeeee.com/whoo/yaah.html. This character has a place on the keyboard, and is shown here between brackets: [/]. Also known as forward slash, or slash.
- noun an oblique stroke or solidus (the printing sign: /)