en dash

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: endash and en-dash

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named for its width, which is equal to the width of the letter n, or approximately half the width of an em dash.

Noun[edit]

en dash (plural en dashes)

  1. (typography) The punctuation mark , which is used, for instance, to indicate a range.

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]