Definitions for "Backslash"
Keywords:  solidus, slash, bemer, macquarie, slosh
The character \. In Unix, it changes the interpretation of the next character in some way. See also Section 27.18.
a valid character that can be used in URLs
The backslash character '\' is used to represent the root of a directory and is used to separate directory and file names. Back slashes are used for files on your computer and forward slashes '/' are used for Web Site addresses.
Also called a virgule, the backslash key achieved fame because Microsoft used it to distinguish between subdirectories in MS-DOS. This is a backslash: \.
Keywords:  utc, edit, may
09:16, 13 May 2006 (UTC)[ edit
Keywords:  marker, phrase, double, see
See phrase-marker. See also double backslash.
Keywords:  prints
prints a backslash