Punctuation

Definition of Punctuation

Punc`tu`a´tion
n.1.(Gram.) The act or art of punctuating or pointing a writing or discourse; the art or mode of dividing literary composition into sentences, and members of a sentence, by means of points, so as to elucidate the author's meaning.

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