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underscore

(character)
_, ASCII 95.

Common names: ITU-T: underline; underscore; underbar; under. Rare: score; backarrow; skid; INTERCAL: flatworm.

See also left arrow.

underscore

The underscore character (_) is often used to make file, field and variable names more readable when blank spaces are not allowed. For example, NOVEL_1A.DOC, FIRST_NAME and Start_Routine.
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student/-ka), but recently a number of institutions have begun using the underscore. Its function is to express gender pluralism, thus opening a space for the visibility of non--binary and other gender identities.
The Underscore baths feature clean, rectilinear lines and a contemporary look that complements many styles of decor and the deep bathing wells allow the user to sit almost totally immersed in water, providing the ultimate in bathing relaxation.
This final activity, like the previous one, underscores the concept that there is no pure representation of any movement, even though there are usually several highly representative works.
The initiative also underscores the continuing merit of collaborative efforts.
"Cisco's integrated security strategy and product portfolio underscore its commitment to address this market environment to help customers sustain productivity and business resilience."
Any departures they made from Mark's story were intended to underscore certain themes important to them.
After one year in formation, CHP is reaching out to employers and patients to underscore our value to the community.
It is important to underscore that what is at stake in this crucial game is nothing less than the quality of life experienced by people served by the nursing home -- by residents and, indirectly, their families.
To underscore the significance of 27-129 (d) (2), and clarify its meaning, the Department of Buildings (DOB) issued a "plain language version" in a June, 2004 letter to owners: "....If you filed SWARMP in the fifth cycle, you must complete repairs for those items identified as SWARMP conditions in Cycle #5."
Out of a total print run of about 60,000, we've produced more than 40,000 unique editions of this issue to underscore some of the benefits of living in what our cover story calls a "Database Nation" (see page 26).
Lines in the Sand proceeds by way of myriad displaced, densely layered images that serve only to underscore a base ground-lessness.