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  • Asterisk | Definition and Translations

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    An asterisk (from Greek asteriskos: “little star”) is a typographical symbol, usually drawn as five-pointed or six-pointed star. It has various uses, like indicating a birth day or a wild card in computer science.

     

    Dutch: Asterisk
    French: astérisque
    German: Asterisk, Sternchen
    Italian: asterisco
    Polish: asterysk, gwiazdka (colloquially)
    Russian: звёздочка, астери́ск
    Spanish: asterisco

    Ralf Herrmann By Ralf Herrmann ()
    Contributors: Przemysław Sakrajda
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