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Colon

Co´lon   Pronunciation: kō´lǒn
n.1.(Anat.) That part of the large intestines which extends from the cæcum to the rectum. [See Illust. of Digestion.]
2.(Gram.) A point or character, formed thus [:], used to separate parts of a sentence that are complete in themselves and nearly independent, often taking the place of a conjunction.
Noun1.colon - the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted
2.colon - the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos
3.colon - the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos
4.Colon - a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal
Synonyms: Aspinwall
5.colon - a punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter)
Pronunciation: (KOH-lun)

See Large Intestine.

(character)colon - ":". ASCII character 58. Common names: ITU-T: colon. Rare: dots; INTERCAL: two-spot.
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