There are 2 main translations of colon in Español

: colon1colon2

colon1

dos puntos, n.

Pronunciación: /ˈkəʊlɒn//ˈkəʊlən//ˈkoʊlən/

nombre

  • 1

    (in punctuation)
    (masculine plural) dos puntos
    • Programming languages often consist of a seemingly random usage of parenthesis, brackets, asterisks, slashes, colons and semi-colons.
    • In less formal writing, the dash is often a catch-all mark to take the place of both colon and semicolon, obviating the need to distinguish them or think about more subtle kinds of punctuation.
    • Add a bracket to a colon and you get the text-message version of a smiley badge.
    • I have been finding too many contradictory sources on the use of colons versus semicolons, and now can remember neither quite right.
    • Time is in army format without the colon between hours and minutes.
    • But it's hard enough for some people to acquire an instinctive sense of the different uses of commas, let alone the employment of colons and semi-colons.

There are 2 main translations of colon in Español

: colon1colon2

colon2

colon, n.

Pronunciación: /ˈkəʊlɒn//ˈkəʊlən//ˈkoʊlən/

nombre

Anatomía

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    colon masculino
    • A second surgery the following day revealed a hole the size of pencil eraser in the colon where the two sections had been sutured together.
    • It colonises the newborn's colon within hours of birth, and serves important intestinal physiological functions for the rest of the host's life.
    • He sustained a punctured colon, a collapsed lung, and a lacerated liver and kidney.
    • Its goal is the purification and rejuvenation of the colon, because the colon is linked to all the other organs and tissues of the body.
    • This antioxidant effect may also reduce the risk of some cancers, particularly of the breast and colon.