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 for comma
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Comma \Com"ma\, n. [L. comma part of a sentence, comma, Gr. ?
     clause, fr. ? to cut off. Cf. Capon.]
     1. A character or point [,] marking the smallest divisions of
        a sentence, written or printed.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Mus.) A small interval (the difference between a major
        and minor half step), seldom used except by tuners.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Comma bacillus (Physiol.), a variety of bacillus shaped
        like a comma, found in the intestines of patients
        suffering from cholera. It is considered by some as having
        a special relation to the disease; -- called also cholera
        bacillus.
  
     Comma butterfly (Zool.), an American butterfly ({Grapta
        comma), having a white comma-shaped marking on the under
        side of the wings.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  comma
      n 1: a punctuation mark (,) used to indicate the separation of
           elements within the grammatical structure of a sentence
      2: anglewing butterfly with a comma-shaped mark on the underside
         of each hind wing [syn: comma, comma butterfly,
         Polygonia comma]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  31 Moby Thesaurus words for "comma":
     ampersand, angle brackets, apostrophe, boundary, braces, caesura,
     colon, dash, decimal point, diagonal, dot, ellipsis,
     exclamation mark, full stop, hyphen, interval, juncture, lull,
     parens, parentheses, pause, period, point, question mark,
     quotation marks, quotes, semicolon, single quotes, solidus, stop,
     virgule
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  Comma
  
      COMputable MAthematics.
  
     An ESPRIT project at KU Nijmegen.
  
     (1994-11-30)
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  comma
  ,
  
      "," ASCII character 44.  Common names: ITU-T:
     comma.  Rare: ITU-T: cedilla; INTERCAL: tail.
  
     In the C programming language, "," is an operator which
     evaluates its first argument (which presumably has
     side-effects) and then returns the value of its second
     argument.  This is useful in "for" statements and macros.
  
     (1995-03-10)
  

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