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- a mark of punctuation (?) put after a sentence, word, etc. to indicate a direct question, and also used to express doubt, uncertainty, etc.; interrogation mark
- ☆ an unknown factor
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question mark - Computer Definition
In C programming, the question mark is used as a conditional symbol. For example, in the expression x1 ? x2 : x3, if x1 is not zero, then x2 is evaluated, otherwise x3 is evaluated.
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question mark - Cultural Definition
A punctuation mark (?) that follows a direct question: “Is Ralph really seven feet tall?”