- The definition of an underscore is an underline drawn under a word to emphasize it.
An underline underneath a word for emphasis is an example of an underscore.
- Underscore is to emphasize something or to underline something.
When you emphasize the importance of following rules, this is an example of a time when you underscore the importance.
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transitive verb un·der·scored, un·der·scor·ing, un·der·scores
- To underline.
- To emphasize; stress.
underscore - Computer Definition
The underscore character (_) is often used to make file, field and variable names more readable when blank spaces are not allowed. For example, NOVEL_1A.DOC, FIRST_NAME and Start_Routine.
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