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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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"This MoU is a demonstration of increased transparency and openness between our governments, in respect of Pakistan's sovereignty as requested by the Pakistani parliament," a statement issued by the US Embassy here on Tuesday said."It also underscores our shared commitment to support Afghanistan and regional stability.
Marty urges Christian congregations to become acquainted with the lament psalms and underscores the truth that these texts come from those "who have horizons where the summer sun does little warming, but who also do not lose trust." (5)
The recent activity at Reckson Office Park, Tarrytown, which includes several long-term renewals and expansions, underscores tenant excitement at Reckson's ownership and validates the company's market position as Westchester's "Landlord of Choice".
To compensate for an overambitious syllabus, I began to underscore whenever possible the processes involved in the conceptualization of movements in order to show that they are fairly easy to name, harder to define, and impossible to contain.
A seminal finding that monozygotic twins are epigenetically indistinguishable early in life but, with age, exhibit substantial differences in epigenetic markers underscores the important role played by the environment in shaping the epigenome (Fraga et al.
This information underscores the fact that lightning should be taken very seriously.
However, Lynne's anti-etiquette screed underscores the difference between American and British etiquette.
The video Painting Transported by Mimes, 2005, also underscores the means of transport: Two performers carry an invisible painting--in
Thus, Pritchett's book underscores the ongoing need for oral history methodology in research on African American urban history.
This underscores the important point that counselor awareness, sensitivity, and competence often are far more important than racial/ethnic similarity in counseling encounters.
And though Grace Tiffany concedes that her review of the multivalency embedded in the names of the principal characters of the play might not yield any "new" insights into the characters, it at least underscores the polyphony the play invites and challenges its audiences, both early modern and modern, to hear (365).
The initiative also underscores the continuing merit of collaborative efforts.