Asterisk

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Asterisk

Asterisk:


n. a star-shaped figure used to indicate an omission or a footnote


Synonyms:


  • star
  • reference
  • punctuation mark


Antonyms:


  • period
  • question mark
  • caret


Sentence Examples:


  1. The author made sure to put an asterisk next to the confusing word, and she defined the word at the bottom of the page.
  2. When you have a note to make but do not want to interrupt the flow of what you are writing, it is helpful to make an asterisk and mention it at the bottom of the page.
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