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The backslash (\), is a glyph mostly used in computing. It has other names, like reverse slash, backslant, and slosh.[1] It is not used in normal writing, which is one reason for its use in computing.

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  1. "backslash from FOLDOC". Free On-Line Dictionary Of Computing. 2000-02-21. Retrieved 2023-10-10.