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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.
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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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He underscored that all High Commissioners/Ambassadors must highlight the true perspective on Kashmir issue and Indian oppression there.
She underscored that the success of the campaign needs the support of local government officials.
Alvi also underscored the importance of constructing small dams in Balochistan in order to meet the water needs of people.
The delegates underscored that the real strength of Pakistan-Afghanistan relations was the strong people-to-people ties between the two brotherly countries.
Arif Alvi underscored that United States, being one of Pakistan's largest investors and trade partners, can also explore tremendous business opportunities in Pakistan.
She also underscored the need to sensitise parents on the importance of girl-child education for the overall development of the nation's economy.
She also underscored the dangers of rising levels of public debt, and pointed out that it is linked with the revenue effort.
Summary: Damascus [Syria], April 14 (ANI): The Syrian Presidency on Saturday underscored that "Good souls will not be humiliated" after the US, UK and France launched military strikes in Syria.
Summary: A recent report by the World Economic Forum underscored the KingdomEe's poor performance in educating and training its citizens in order to develop a competitive workforce and put their skills to productive use, ranking it for the first time in its annual review as the worst in Asean.
New York,(QNA) - Noting the challenges that continue to hamper sustained progress in combating cholera in Haiti, the United Nations General Assembly underscored the need to strengthen national health, sanitation and water systems on the island to promote the well-being of the population as well as contributing to Haiti's sustainable development efforts.
Abdul-Rahman Al-Saddiq Al-Mahdi, and underscored the importance of implantation of the decisions on state reform and the support to the peace process by ensuring the participation of all the political forces.