Definitions for "Semicolon"
The punctuation mark [;] indicating a separation between parts or members of a sentence more distinct than that marked by a comma.
punctuation device used to join independent clauses between items in a series.
a punctuation mark (;) used to separate independent clauses or items in a series. See for more information: Guide to Grammar and Style Semicolon
a queer little excrescence and has no function on its own
Keywords:  compliment, writer, reader
a compliment from the writer to the reader
unnecessary semicolon or empty statement
a null statement causing no execution
a statement separator and many will be used in large programs