An example of a semicolon is the punctuation mark ";" used between two clauses in a sentence.
(plural semicolons or semicola)
- The punctuation mark ';' .
- A semicolon is followed by an initial lower-case letter (unless for proper nouns).
From semi- +"Ž colon.
semicolon - Computer Definition
In programming, the semicolon (;) is often used to separate various elements of an expression. For example, in the C statement for (x=0; x<10; x++) the semicolons separate the starting value, number of iterations and increment).