forward slash

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Retronym for slash coined (albeit somewhat redundantly) after the introduction of the backslash to refer to the original slash and avoid confusion with the backslash

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forward slash (plural forward slashes)

  1. (computing) A slash (the '/' symbol), in contradistinction to a backslash.

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