strikethrough

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From strike + through.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɹæɪk.θɹu/

Noun[edit]

strikethrough (plural strikethroughs)

  1. A typographical presentation of words with a horizontal line through their center. This is an example.

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Verb[edit]

strikethrough (third-person singular simple present strikesthrough, present participle strikingthrough, simple past struckthrough, past participle strickenthrough)

  1. (nonstandard) To partly obliterate text by drawing a continuous line through the centre thereof, usually to indicate the deletion of an error or obsolete information.
    • 2001, Rachel Webster, XHTML Simplified, A.D.R. (London) Limited, ISBN 1901197700, page 113,
      The next requirement is to strikethrough, Yoga is just massage.
      Inline style element <strike> carries out this task easily. It strikes through text.
    • 2003, Doug Sahlin, How to Do Everything with Adobe Acrobat 6.0, McGraw-Hill Professional, ISBN 0072229462, page 37,
      Cross-Out Text   This tool is used to strikethrough selected text. You can change the color of the strikethrough and you can create a pop-up note with the Strikethrough Text tool as well.
    • 2006, Editors of BottleTree Books LLC, Myspace Maxed Out: Explode Your Popularity, Buzz Your Band and Secure Your Privacy on Myspace, BottleTree Books LLC, ISBN 1933747056, page 59,
      To strikethrough text do this: <s>Strikethrough Text Goes Here</s>

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