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asterisk

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Asterisk \As"ter*isk\, noun [L. asteriscus, Gr. ?, dim. of 'asth'r star. See {Aster}.] The figure of a star, thus, ?, used in printing and writing as a reference to a passage or note in the margin, to supply the omission of letters or words, or to mark a word or phrase as having a special character.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

asterisk

noun

1: a star-shaped character * used in printing [syn: {asterisk}, {star}]

verb

1: mark with an asterisk; "Linguists star unacceptable sentences" [syn: {star}, {asterisk}]


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