Semicolon

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C (programming language)

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Example C code:
C program source text is free-format, using the semicolon as a statement terminator and curly braces for grouping blocks of statements.

INI file

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Other languages (for instance, some assembly languages and LISP dialects, CONFIG.SYS and INI files) use semicolons to mark the beginning of comments.
Semicolons at the beginning of the line indicate a comment.

Project Semicolon

Project Semicolon is the name of a faith-based anti-suicide initiative (since the semicolon continues a sentence rather than ending it) which has led to the punctuation mark becoming a highly symbolic and popular tattoo, which is most commonly done on the wrist.
They have been known for encouraging people to tattoo the punctuation mark semicolon onto their bodies as a form of solidarity between people dealing with mental illness or death of someone from suicide.

Covariant derivative

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In differential geometry, a semicolon preceding an index is used to indicate the covariant derivative of a function with respect to the coordinate associated with that index.
Often a notation is used in which the covariant derivative is given with a semicolon, while a normal partial derivative is indicated by a comma.

Duodecimal

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The Humphrey point is sometimes used instead of a decimal point in duodecimal numbers.
They include italicizing duodecimal numbers (54 = 64), adding a "Humphrey point" (a semicolon ";" instead of a decimal point ".") to duodecimal numbers (54; = 64.) (54;0 = 64.0), or some combination of the two.

Assembly language

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Other languages (for instance, some assembly languages and LISP dialects, CONFIG.SYS and INI files) use semicolons to mark the beginning of comments.

Lisp (programming language)

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Other languages (for instance, some assembly languages and LISP dialects, CONFIG.SYS and INI files) use semicolons to mark the beginning of comments.

CONFIG.SYS

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Other languages (for instance, some assembly languages and LISP dialects, CONFIG.SYS and INI files) use semicolons to mark the beginning of comments.

Comment (computer programming)

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Other languages (for instance, some assembly languages and LISP dialects, CONFIG.SYS and INI files) use semicolons to mark the beginning of comments.

Delimiter

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For example, multiple e-mail addresses in the "To" field in some e-mail clients have to be delimited by a semicolon.

Microsoft Excel

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In Microsoft Excel, the semicolon is used as a list separator, especially in cases where the decimal separator is a comma, such as, instead of.

MATLAB

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In MATLAB and GNU Octave, the semicolon can be used as a row separator when defining a vector or matrix (whereas a comma separates the columns within a row of a vector or matrix) or to execute a command silently, without displaying the resulting output value in the console.

GNU Octave

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In MATLAB and GNU Octave, the semicolon can be used as a row separator when defining a vector or matrix (whereas a comma separates the columns within a row of a vector or matrix) or to execute a command silently, without displaying the resulting output value in the console.

HTML

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In HTML, a semicolon is used to terminate a character entity reference, either named or numeric.

List of XML and HTML character entity references

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In HTML, a semicolon is used to terminate a character entity reference, either named or numeric.

Delimiter-separated values

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In some delimiter-separated values file formats, the semicolon is used as the separator character, as an alternative to comma-separated values.

Comma-separated values

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In some delimiter-separated values file formats, the semicolon is used as the separator character, as an alternative to comma-separated values.

Function (mathematics)

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In the argument list of a mathematical function, a semicolon may be used to separate variables from fixed parameters.

Variable (mathematics)

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In the argument list of a mathematical function, a semicolon may be used to separate variables from fixed parameters.

Parameter

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In the argument list of a mathematical function, a semicolon may be used to separate variables from fixed parameters.

Differential geometry

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In differential geometry, a semicolon preceding an index is used to indicate the covariant derivative of a function with respect to the coordinate associated with that index.

Indexed family

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In differential geometry, a semicolon preceding an index is used to indicate the covariant derivative of a function with respect to the coordinate associated with that index.

Coordinate system

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In differential geometry, a semicolon preceding an index is used to indicate the covariant derivative of a function with respect to the coordinate associated with that index.

Emoticon

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The semicolon is commonly used as parts of emoticons, in order to indicate winking and/or crying.

Wink

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The semicolon is commonly used as parts of emoticons, in order to indicate winking and/or crying.