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asterisk

as·ter·isk

asterisk

 
 
pronunciation:
ae st rihsk
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a sign (*) used to indicate a footnote, an omission, or a break in the text, and for various other purposes.
The asterisk referred to a note at the bottom of the page.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: asterisked, asterisking, asterisks
definition: to mark with an asterisk.
I've asterisked the terms that are the most important to study.
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